Nathaniel hawthorne Quotes

Easy reading is ...

Easy reading is damn hard writing. Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Is the world not sad enough, in genuine earn...

Is the world not sad enough, in genuine earnest, without making a pastime of mock sorrows? β€” Nathaniel Hawthorne, House of the Seven Gables
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"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to hi...

"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which one is true." β€”Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
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"Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, i...

"Happiness is as a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you." - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Time flies over us, b...

Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind. -Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"No man for any considerable period can wear one face to ...

"No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true" - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"We dream in our waking...

"We dream in our waking moments, but walk in our sleep." -Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"What other dungeon is so dark as one’s own he...

"What other dungeon is so dark as one’s own heart? What other jailer so inexorable as one’s self?" -Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House of Seven Gables
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Life is made up ...

Life is made up of marble and mud. - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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β€œEvery individual has a place to fill in the worl...

β€œEvery individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect, whether he chooses to be so or not.” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864)
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"A pure hand needs ...

"A pure hand needs no glove to cover it." - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to ...

"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself -- and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true." -Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to p...

"The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed." Nathaniel Hawthorne
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Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, i...

Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you. – Nathaniel Hawthorne
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"We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the m...

"We sometimes congratulate ourselves at the moment of waking from a troubled dream: it may be so the moment after death." - Nathaniel Hawthorne
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