Anna Jameson

Anna Jameson

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Author Profession: British Writer
Born: May 17, 1794
Died: March 17, 1860
Birth Sign: Taurus

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In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.

All my experience of the world teaches me that in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, the safe and just side of a question is the generous and merciful side.

What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment realizes itself.

Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth.

A man may be as much a fool from the want of sensibility as the want of sense.

Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man, youth never.

Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather.

The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.

We can sometimes love what we do not understand, but it is impossible completely to understand what we do not love.

What we earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are.

I'm bipolar, but I'm not crazy, and I never was. I'm stark raving sane. Emilie Autumn quotes

When I look around the world, I don't see too many damsels in distress. If they're a damsel in distress, they're manipulating some guy to help them. Sigourney Weaver

Let us be the ones who say we do not accept that a child dies every three seconds simply because he does not have the drugs you and I have. Let us be the ones to say we are not satisfied that your place of birth determines your right for life. Let us be outraged, let us be loud, let us be bold. Brad Pitt age

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