Washington Irving Quotes (163 quotes)
“There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in travelling in a stage-coach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position and be bruised in a new place.”
Tales of a Traveler (1824), Preface, p. 7
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWashington Irving
Born: April 3, 1783
Died: November 28, 1859 (aged 76)
Occupation: Writer, essayist, biographer, diplomat
Bio: Washington Irving was an American author, essayist, biographer and historian of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.