November 3, 2016

Fanny Fern Quotes

“I wish one half the world were not fools, and the other half idiots.”

“Marriage is the hardest way to get a living. “

“Never compel yourself to say words to which the heart yields no response. “

“Oh, but books are such safe company! They keep your secrets well; they never boast that they made your eyes glisten, or your cheek flush, or your heart throb.”

“There are no little things. Little things are the hinges of the universe.”

“Uncles and aunts, and cousins, are all very well, and fathers and mothers are not to be despised; but a grandmother, at holiday time, is worth them all.”