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Sarah Orne Jewett Quotes

(1849-1909), American Author

Wrecked on the lee shore of age.

Category: Age And Aging

It does seem so pleasant to talk with an old acquaintance who knows what you know. I see so many new folks nowadays who seem to have neither past nor future. Conversation has got to have some root in the past, or else you have got to explain every remark you make, and it wears a person out.

Category: History And Historians

The thing that teases the mind over and over for years, and at last gets itself put down rightly on paper -- whether little or great, it belongs to Literature.

Category: Literature

Tact is after all a kind of mind reading.

Category: Tact And Tactfulness