Actions lie louder than words.
"Carolyn Wells" was an American author and poet. Born in Rahway, New Jersey, she was the daughter of William E. and Anna Wells. She died at the Flower-Fifth Avenue Hospital in New York City in 1942.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Carolyn Wells on Wikipedia.
A cynic is a man who looks at the world with a monocle in his mind's eye.
Advice is one of those things it is far more blessed to give than to receive.
Of two evils, choose the prettier.
The books we think we ought to read are poky, dull, and dry; The books that we would like to read we are ashamed to buy; The books that people talk about we never can recall; And the books that people give us, oh, they're the worst of all.
Youth is a silly, vapid state, Old age with fears and ills is rife; This simple boon I beg of Fate - A thousand years of Middle Life.
A guilty conscience is the mother of invention.
'Tis blessed to bestow, and yet, Could we bestow the gifts we get, And keep the ones we give away, How happy were our Christmas day!
To make a library it takes two volumes And a fire. Two volumes and a fire, And interest. The interest alone will do If logs are few.
You wouldn't believe On All Hallow Eve What lots of fun we can make, With apples to bob, And nuts on the hob,And a ring-and-thimble cake.