Facts about George William Curtis

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George William Curtis was a famous Author from USA, who lived between February 24, 1824 and August 31, 1892.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by George, under the main topics: Fitness, Patriotism.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Charles F. Kettering, Charles Eastman, Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Schweitzer, Elbert Hubbard, Robert Frost, George Matthew Adams, Alice Meynell, James Lane Allen, John Barrymore, George S. Patton, Casey Stengel, Frank Lloyd Wright, Helen Keller, Thomas Huxley, Pablo Picasso, William James, George Santayana, Friedrich Nietzsche, Dwight D. Eisenhower

Famous quotes by George William Curtis (18)


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"Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory"
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"Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind"
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"Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom"
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"The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows"
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"The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose"
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"It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage"
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"The test of civilization is its estimate of women"
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"The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten"
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"Our common liberty is consecrated by a common sorrow"
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"Nature makes woman to be won and men to win"
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"Every great crisis of human history is a pass of Thermopylae, and there is always a Leonidas and his three hundred to die in it, if they can not conquer"
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"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle"
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"Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge"
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"While we read history we make history"
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"It is not observed in history that families improve with time"
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"Imagination is as good as many voyages - and how much cheaper!"
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"Happiness lies first of all in health"
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"A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle"


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