Lew Wallace Quotes

Top 37 wise famous quotes and sayings by Lew Wallace

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Lew Wallace quotes: In warning there is strength. In warning there is strength.
Lew Wallace quotes: Latin is an abomination! Latin is an abomination!
Lew Wallace quotes: I will be the stronger of the knowledge. In warning there is strength. I will be the stronger of the knowledge. In warning there is strength.
Lew Wallace quotes: The smallest bird cannot light upon the greatest tree without sending a shock to its most distant fiber. The smallest bird cannot light upon the greatest tree without sending a shock to its most distant fiber.
Lew Wallace quotes: The most perfect life develops as a circle, and terminates in its beginning, making it impossible to say, This is the commencement, that the end. The most perfect life develops as a circle, and terminates in its beginning, making it impossible to say, This is the commencement, that the end.
Lew Wallace quotes: As a rule, there is no surer way to the dislike of men than to behave well where they have behaved badly. As a rule, there is no surer way to the dislike of men than to behave well where they have behaved badly.
Lew Wallace quotes: For power, you know, is a fretful thing, and hath its wings always spread for flight. For power, you know, is a fretful thing, and hath its wings always spread for flight.
Lew Wallace quotes: Pure wisdom always directs itself towards God; the purest wisdom is knowledge of God. Pure wisdom always directs itself towards God; the purest wisdom is knowledge of God.
Lew Wallace quotes: What children we are, even the wisest! When God walks the earth, his steps are often centuries apart. What children we are, even the wisest! When God walks the earth, his steps are often centuries apart.
Lew Wallace quotes: One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune. One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.
Lew Wallace quotes: They are like men: if bold, the better of scolding; if timid, the better of praise and flattery. They are like men: if bold, the better of scolding; if timid, the better of praise and flattery.
Lew Wallace quotes: It is neither wise nor honest to detract from beauty as a quality. There cannot be a refined soul insensible to its influence. It is neither wise nor honest to detract from beauty as a quality. There cannot be a refined soul insensible to its influence.
Lew Wallace quotes: If thou dost think of me again, O tribune, let it not be lost in thy mind that I prayed thee only for word of my people - mother, sister. If thou dost think of me again, O tribune, let it not be lost in thy mind that I prayed thee only for word of my people - mother, sister.
Lew Wallace quotes: In every four there is one the slowest, and one the swiftest; and while the race is always to the slowest, the trouble is always with the swiftest. In every four there is one the slowest, and one the swiftest; and while the race is always to the slowest, the trouble is always with the swiftest.
Lew Wallace quotes: For to-day I take or give; For to-day I drink and live; For to-day I beg or borrow; Who knows about the silent morrow? For to-day I take or give;
For to-day I drink and live;
For to-day I beg or borrow;
Who knows about the silent morrow?
Lew Wallace quotes: Riches take wings, comforts vanish, hope withers away,but love stays with us. Love is God. Riches take wings, comforts vanish, hope withers away,but love stays with us. Love is God.
Lew Wallace quotes: We of the sea come to know each other quickly; our loves, like our hates, are born of sudden dangers. We of the sea come to know each other quickly; our loves, like our hates, are born of sudden dangers.
Lew Wallace quotes: Hope deals with the future; now and the past are but servants that wait on her with impulse and suggestive circumstance. Hope deals with the future; now and the past are but servants that wait on her with impulse and suggestive circumstance.
Lew Wallace quotes: I would have had to kill him, and Death, you know, keeps secrets better even than a guilty Roman. I would have had to kill him, and Death, you know, keeps secrets better even than a guilty Roman.
Lew Wallace quotes: Perfection is God; simplicity is perfection. The curse of curses is that men will not let truths like these alone. Perfection is God; simplicity is perfection. The curse of curses is that men will not let truths like these alone.
Lew Wallace quotes: To begin a reform, go not into the places of the great and rich; go rather to those whose cups of happiness are emptyto the poor and humble. To begin a reform, go not into the places of the great and rich; go rather to those whose cups of happiness are empty
to the poor and humble.
Lew Wallace quotes: Repentance must be something more than mere remorse for sins: it comprehends a change of nature befitting heaven. Repentance must be something more than mere remorse for sins: it comprehends a change of nature befitting heaven.
Lew Wallace quotes: Only those who have been wanderers long desolate can know the power there was in the latter appeal [Christianity]. Only those who have been wanderers long desolate can know the power there was in the latter appeal [Christianity].
Lew Wallace quotes: Pride is never so loud as when in chains. Pride is never so loud as when in chains.
Lew Wallace quotes: When people are lonely they stoop to any companionship. When people are lonely they stoop to any companionship.
Lew Wallace quotes: The race was on; the souls of the racers were in it; over them bent the myriads. The race was on; the souls of the racers were in it; over them bent the myriads.