Anna Seward Quotes (10 quotes)
“Time's stern tide, with cold Oblivion's wave, Shall soon dissolve each fair, each fading charm.”
The Poetical Works of Anna Seward: With Extracts from Her Literary Correspondence (1810 edition)
“If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.”
As quoted in Think, Vol. 27 (1961), p. 32
“It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”
―Robert Green Ingersoll
The works of Robert G. Ingersoll (1978 edition), Library of Alexandria - ISBN: 9781465521330
“Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.”
As quoted in: Hitchcock (1967) by François Truffaut
“Absolute discretion is a ruthless master. It is more destructive of freedom than any of man's other inventions.”
―William O. Douglas
Dissenting, United States v. Wunderlich, 342 U.S. 98, 101 (1951).
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAnna Seward
Born: December 12, 1747
Died: March 25, 1809 (aged 61)
Bio: Anna Seward was an English Romantic poet, often called the Swan of Lichfield.