Quotes by W. Allingham

Politeness costs nothing. Nothing, that is, to him that shows it but if often costs the world very dear.

W. Allingham

Other Great Authors


I have no riches but my thoughts. Yet these are wealth enough for me.

Sara Teasdale

Even the longest hours come to an end.

Jose Raul Bernardo, Silent Wing Simon & Schuster, 1998 One of the Best Novels of 1998 LA Times

Cheerfulness, it would appear, is a matter which depends fully as much on the state of things within, as on the state of things without and around us.

Charlotte Bronte

Now join your hands, and with your hands your hearts.

William Shakespeare

Most maxim-mongers have preferred the prettiness to the justness of a thought, and the turn to the truth but I have refused myself to everything that my own experience did not justify and confirm.

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

Barometer, n. An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.

Ambrose Bierce »

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.

Roosevelt, Eleanor »