H. Rider Haggard Quotes

H. Rider Haggard Quotes

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"Ah, how little knowledge does a man acquire in his life. He gathereth it up like water, but like water it runneth through his fingers, and yet, if his hands be but wet as though with dew, behold a generation of fools call out, 'See, he is a wise man!'" ~ She by H. Rider Haggard. Laughter and bitterness are often the veils with which a sore heart wraps its weakness from the world. ~ Cleopatra by H. Rider Haggard. We may taste of every turn of chance—now rule as Kings, now serve as Slaves; now love, now hate; now prosper, and now perish. But still, through all, we are the same; for this is the marvel of Identity. ~ Cleopatra by H. Rider Haggard. It is curious to look back and realize upon what trivial and apparently coincidental circumstances great events frequently turn as easily and naturally as a door on its hinges. ~ Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard. "It is not wise to neglect the present for the future, for who knows what the future will be, Incubu?" ~ Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard. "I love thee, Macumazahn, for we have grown grey together, and there is that between us that cannot be seen, and yet is too strong for breaking." ~ Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard. "Passion is like the lightning, it is beautiful, and it links the earth to heaven, but alas it blinds!" ~ Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard. The law of England is much more severe upon offences against property than against the person, as becomes a people whose ruling passion is money. ~ Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard. "Adventurer" -- he that goes out to meet whatever may come. Well, that is what we all do in the world one way or another. ~ Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard. Men and women, empires and cities, thrones, principalities, and powers, mountains, rivers, and unfathomed seas, worlds, spaces, and universes, all have their day, and all must go. ~ Allan Quatermain by H. Rider Haggard.

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