Mary Gardiner Brainard Quote
Not knowing (1869).
“That which we look on with unselfish love
And true humility is surely ours,
Even as a lake looks at the stars above
And makes within itself a heaven of stars.”
―Mary Gardiner Brainard
Ownership, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.”
The life and work of Thomas Hardy (1984 edition)
“Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.”
The Portrait of a Lady (1881), Chapter XXIII
Ch. 6, Probability and Uncertainty - The Character of Physical Law (1965)