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George William Curtis – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by George William Curtis

 

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.

– George William Curtis


Happiness lies first of all in health.

– George William Curtis


Imagination is as good as many voyages – and how much cheaper!

– George William Curtis


Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.

– George William Curtis


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.

– George William Curtis


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.

– George William Curtis


Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.

– George William Curtis


Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.

– George William Curtis


The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they’ve reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you’re just horny. It doesn’t mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten.

– George William Curtis


The test of civilization is its estimate of women.

– George William Curtis