Helen Hunt Jackson

Helen Hunt Jackson

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Author Profession: US Writer
Born: October 18, 1831
Died: August 12, 1885
Birth Sign: Libra

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By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer.

Motherhood is priced Of God, at price no man may dare To lessen or misunderstand.

Bee to the blossom, moth to the flame; Each to his passion; what's in a name?

The goldenrod is yellow, The corn is turning brown, The trees in apple orchards With fruit are bending down.

I know the lands are lit, with all the autumn blaze of Goldenrod.

When love is at its best, one loves so much that he cannot forget.

When Time is spent, Eternity begins.

Words are less needful to sorrow than to joy.

O sweet, delusive Noon, Which the morning climbs to find, O moment sped too soon, And morning left behind.

Love has a tide!

O month when they who love must love and wed.

When the baby dies, On every side Rose stranger's voices, hard and harsh and loud. The baby was not wrapped in any shroud. The mother made no sound. Her head was bowed That men's eyes might not see Her misery.

If I could write a story that would do for the Indian one-hundredth part what 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' did for the Negro, I would be thankful the rest of my life.

On the king's gate the moss grew gray; The king came not. They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son, one day, Slave in his father's stead.

If I can do one hundredth part for the Indian that Mrs. Stowe did for the Negro, I will be thankful.

I shall be found with 'Indians' engraved on my brain when I am dead. A fire has been kindled within me, which will never go out.

There is nothing so skillful in its own defense as imperious pride.

But all lost things are in the angels' keeping, Love; No past is dead for us, but only sleeping, Love; The years of Heaven with all earth's little pain Make Good Together there we can begin again, In babyhood.

There cannot be found in the animal kingdom a bat, or any other creature, so blind in its own range of circumstance and connection, as the greater majority of human beings are in the bosoms of their families.

But great loves, to the last, have pulses red; All great loves that have ever died dropped dead.

I am indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well. Alexander the Great quotes

The only thing that I can do is know that I have great confidence in raising children and being a great mother. Cheryl Tiegs

I have always loved cashmere and knitwear is the first thing I'm drawn to when shopping - even if I don't need any. Claudia Schiffer

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