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Quotes By Washington Irving


Famous Quotes & Quotations By Washington Irving:

Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
~ Washington Irving Quotes - Category: Christmas.

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
~ Washington Irving Quotes - Category: Mind, Motivation.

Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.
~ Washington Irving Quotes, The Sketch Book, 1820 - Category: Mind.

There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in travelling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.
~ Washington Irving Quotes - Category: Change.

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief...and unspeakable love."
~ Washington Irving Quotes - Category: Crying, Grief, Power.

There is in every true woman's heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
~ Washington Irving Quotes, The Sketch Book, 1820 - Category: Prosperity.

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