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The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton

The House of Mirth, by Edith Wharton, tells the tale of socialite Lily Bart as she deals with issues of money, a woman’s place in society and social expectations.

Because There are Hills
A room with a view quotes

There are shadows because there are hills. ~ A Room With A View by E. M. Forster

It Is Not Violence Shareable Quote
Jane Eyre Quote

It is not violence that best overcomes hate-nor vengeance that most certainly heals injury. ~ Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

221 Words of Wisdom Quotes from Literature

QuoteAuthor Source
It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view. George Eliot Middlemarch
There are shadows because there are hills. E. M. Forster A Room With A View
"'Life' wrote a friend of mine, 'is a public performance on the violin, in which you must learn the instrument as you go along.'" E. M. Forster A Room With A View
Life is easy to chronicle, but bewildering to practice. E. M. Forster A Room With A View
There are problems in this universe for which there are no answers. Frank Herbert Dune Messiah
To see and know the worst is to take from Fear her main advantage. Charlotte Bronte Villette
"It is always the way of events in this life," he continued presently: "no sooner have you got settled in a pleasant resting-place, than a voice calls out to you to rise and move on, for the hour of repose is expired." Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre
It is a pity that doing one's best does not always answer. Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre
Ride at any fence hard enough, and the chances are you'll get over. The harder you ride the heavier the fall, if you get a fall; but the greater the chance of your getting over. Anthony Trollope Phineas Redux
The best way to be thankful is to use the goods the gods provide you. Anthony Trollope The Last Chronicle of Barset

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