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 works of Ben Jonson (Phillips, Sampson, 1857), p. 865, "Timber; Or, Discoveries Made Upon Man and Matter"
“Personally, I have always felt the best doctor in the world is the veterinarian. He can't ask his patients what is the matter — he's got to just know.”
As quoted in Ether and me; or Just relax. (1973)
The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (1859)