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Edwin P. Whipple Quotes

(1819-1886), American Essayist

In activity we must find our joy as well as glory; and labor, like everything else that is good, is its own reward.

Category: Action

Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.

Category: Books And Reading

Cheerfulness in most cheerful people, is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline.

Category: Cheerfulness

Where ever you find humor, you find pathos close by it side.

Category: Humor

Irony is an insult conveyed in the form of a compliment.

Category: Irony

Knowledge, like religion, must be ''experienced'' in order to be known.

Category: Knowledge

An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly.

Category: Reason

Of the three prerequisites of genius; the first is soul; the second is soul; and the third is soul.

Category: Soul