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Ella Wheeler Wilcox – 13 Quotes

 

13 Quotes by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

 

So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time’s malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


You may choose your words like a connoisseur, And polish it up with art, But the word that sways, and stirs, and stays, Is the word that comes from the heart.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


It has ever been since time began, and ever will be, till time lose breath, that love is a mood – no more – to man, and love to a woman is life or death.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


The man who radiates good cheer, who makes life happier wherever he meets it, is always a man of vision and faith.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


‘Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song But the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


And the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox


The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.

– Ella Wheeler Wilcox