The best Quotations


Depart from discretion when it interferes with duty.
- Hannah More

Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
- Hannah More

Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.
- Hannah More

How goodness heightens beauty!
- Hannah More

Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper.
- Hannah More

If faith produce no works, i see that faith is not a living tree. thus faith and works together grow, no separate life they never can know. they're soul and body, hand and heart, what god hath joined, let no man part.
- Hannah More

It is not so important to know everything as to know the exact value of everything, to appreciate what we learn, and to arrange what we know.
- Hannah More

Love never reasons, but profusely gives; it gives like a thoughtless prodigal its all, and then trembles least it has done to little.
- Hannah More

Luxury! more perilous to youth than storms or quicksand, poverty or chains.
- Hannah More

My plan of instruction is extremely simple and limited. they learn, on week-days, such coarse works as may fit them for servants. i allow of no writing for the poor. my object is not to make fanatics, but to train up the lower classes in habits of industry and piety.
- Hannah More

The wretch who digs the mine for bread, or ploughs, that others may be fed, feels less fatigued than that decreed to him who cannot think or read.
- Hannah More


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Quotation Caricature is rough truth. - writer
Quotation As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in? - writer
Quotation A fellow who is always declaring that he's no fool, usually has his suspicions. - writer
Quotation That perfect bliss and sole felicity, the sweet fruition of an earthly crown. - writer