George William Curtis

American journalist

Lived from: 1824-1892

Category: Media

Quotes: George William Curtis

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    Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.
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    Anger, even when it punishes the faults of delinquents, ought not to precede reason as its mistress, but attend as a handmaid at the back of reason, to come to the front when bidden. For once it begins to take control of the mind, it calls just what it does cruelly.
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    Happiness lies first of all in health.
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    Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.
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    Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
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    The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
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    While we read history we make history.
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    A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle; and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
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