Quotes of Ann Radcliffe

“ What has a man's face to do with his character? Can a man of good character help having a disagreeable face? ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ There is some comfort in dying surrounded by one's children. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ A well-informed mind is the best security against the contagion of folly and of vice. The vacant mind is ever on the watch for relief, and ready to plunge into error, to escape from the languor of idleness. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ It is dismal coming home, when there is nobody to welcome one! ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ When one can hear people moving, one does not so much mind, about one's fears. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ When the mind has once begun to yield to the weakness of superstition, trifles impress it with the force of conviction. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ Employment is the surest antidote to sorrow. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ Happiness arises in a state of peace, not of tumult. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ The refreshing pleasure from the first view of nature, after the pain of illness, and the confinement of a sick-chamber, is above the conceptions, as well as the descriptions, of those in health. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ Though the vicious can sometimes pour affliction upon the good, their power is transient and their punishment certain; and that innocence, though oppressed by injustice, shall, supported by patience, finally triumph over misfortune! ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ What are riches - grandeur - health itself, to the luxury of a pure conscience, the health of the soul; - and what the sufferings of poverty, disappointment, despair - to the anguish of an afflicted one! ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ Such is the inconsistency of real love, that it is always awake to suspicion, however unreasonable; always requiring new assurances from the object of its interest. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ Such is the inconsistency of real love, that it is always awake to suspicion, however unreasonable; always requiring new assurances from the object of its interest. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ Poverty cannot deprive us of many consolations. It cannot rob us of the affection we have for each other, or degrade us in our own opinion, of in that of any person, whose opinion we ought to value. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ There is some magic in wealth, which can thus make persons pay their court to it, when it does not even benefit themselves. How strange it is, that a fool or knave, with riches, should be treated with more respect by the world, than a good man, or a wise man in poverty! ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ The refreshing pleasure from the first view of nature, after the pain of illness, and the confinement of a sick-chamber, is above the conceptions, as well as the descriptions, of those in health. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ I tasted too what was called the sweet of revenge - but it was transient, it expired even with the object, that provoked it. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ I never trust people's assertions, I always judge of them by their actions. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ If the weak hand, that has recorded this tale, has, by its scenes, beguiled the mourner of one hour of sorrow, or, by its moral, taught him to sustain it - the effort, however humble, has not been vain, nor is the writer unrewarded. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ It is dismal coming home, when there is nobody to welcome one! ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ One act of beneficence, one act of real usefulness, is worth all the abstract sentiment in the world. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ It is dismal coming home, when there is nobody to welcome one! ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ The refreshing pleasure from the first view of nature, after the pain of illness, and the confinement of a sick-chamber, is above the conceptions, as well as the descriptions, of those in health. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ Happiness arises in a state of peace, not of tumult. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ The refreshing pleasure from the first view of nature, after the pain of illness, and the confinement of a sick-chamber, is above the conceptions, as well as the descriptions, of those in health. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ Employment is the surest antidote to sorrow. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ There is some comfort in dying surrounded by one's children. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ I never trust people's assertions, I always judge of them by their actions. ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ What has a man's face to do with his character? Can a man of good character help having a disagreeable face? ”

- Ann Radcliffe

“ I never trust people's assertions, I always judge of them by their actions. ”

- Ann Radcliffe
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