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).
“Logic! Good gracious! What rubbish! How can I tell what I think till I see what I say?”
―E. M. Forster
Aspects of the Novel (1927)
“A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it.”
The Princess and Curdie (1883)
“The life of a single human being is worth a million times more than all the property of the richest man on earth.”
On Revolutionary Medicine (1960)