Child murderers practice their profession without let or hindrance, and open infant butcheries unquestioned...Is there no remedy for all this ante-natal child murder?
All our calm is in that balm - Not lost but gone before.
A woman's suffering is never above half known, for the fact of the publicity of her wrongs is counted to her for disgrace.
Oh, there at last, life's trials past, / We'll meet our loved ones more, / Whose feet have trod the path to God, -- / Not lost, but gone before.
Perhaps there will come a time when... an unmarried mother will not be despised because of her motherhood... and when the right of the unborn to be born will not be denied or interfered with.
Until I truly loved, I was alone.
God made all pleasures innocent.
A soldier of the Legion lay dying in Algiers, There was a lack of woman's nursing, there was dearth of woman's tears; But a comrade stood beside him, while his lifeblood ebbed away.
Old Time, who changes all below, To wean men gently for the grave.
For death and life, in ceaseless strife, Beat wild on this world's shore, And all our calm is in that balmâ€” Not lost but gone before.
A child's eyes, those clear wells of undefiled thoughtÂ—what on earth can be more beautiful? Full of hope, love and curiosity, they meet your own.
They serve God well, who serve his creatures.
Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth, what joy is welcomed like a new born child?
I do not ask for my rights. I have no rights. I have only wrongs.
Every poet hopes that after-times Shall set some value on his votive lay.
O Twilight! Spirit that dost render birth To dim enchantments; melting heaven with earth, Leaving on craggy hills and running streams A softness like the atmosphere of dreams.
I am listening for the voices Which I heard in days of old.
We have been friends together In sunshine and in shade.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
That terrible mood of depression of whether it's any good or not is what is known as The Artist's Reward.
It is one thing to be in the proximity of death, to know more or less what she is, and it is quite another thing to seek her.
Everything that's innocent to us is crazy to them.
I've tried to reduce profanity but I reduced so much profanity when writing the book that I'm afraid not much could come out. Perhaps we will have to consider it simply as a profane book and hope that the next book will be less profane or perhaps more sacred.
Everything is your fault if you're any damn good.
I have watched them all day and they are the same men that we are. I believe that I could walk up to the mill and knock on the door and I would be welcome except that they have orders to challenge all travelers and ask to see their papers. It is only orders that come between us. Those men are not fa
Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture.
Everybody has strange things that mean things to them. You couldn't help it.
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them. Ernest Hemingway
There is no such thing as great writing - there is only great re-writing!
The worst death for anyone is to lose the center of his being, the thing he really is. Retirement is the filthiest word in the language. Whether by choice or by fate, to retire from what you do - and makes you what you are - is to back up into the grave.
In modern war... you will die like a dog for no good reason.
My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way. Ernest Hemin
There is seven-eights of it under water for every part that shows. Anything you know you can eliminate and it only strengthens your iceberg. It is the part that doesn't show. If a writer omits something because he does not know it then there is a hole in the story.
Be fully in the moment,open yourself to the powerful energies dancing around you.
No subject is terrible if the story is true, if the prose is clean and honest, and if it affirms courage and grace under pressure.
Why should anybody be interested in some old man who was a failure?
How little we know of what there is to know. I wish that I were going to live a long time instead of going to die today because I have learned much about life in these four days; more, I think than in all other time. I'd like to be an old man to really know. I wonder if you keep on learning or if th
To be successful in writing, use short sentences.