Quotes by Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Few, save the poor, feel for the poor.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
All sweeping assertions are erroneous.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Delicious tears! The heart's own dew.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
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How disappointment tracks the steps of hope.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
We need to suffer, that we may learn to pity.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Were it not better to forget than to remember and regret?
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art of social life.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
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We might have been - these are but common words, and yet they make the sum of life's bewailing.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
There is a large stock on hand; but somehow or other, nobody's experience ever suits us but our own.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
I think hearts are very much like glasses. If they do not break with the first ring, they usually last a considerable time.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last?
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Whatever people in general do not understand, they are always prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature; for life is never so low or so little as when occupied with the present.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Enthusiasm is the divine particle in our composition: with it we are great, generous, and true; without it, we are little, false, and mean.
- Letitia Elizabeth Landon

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