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Eliza Cook Quotes





A cheer, then, for the noble breast that fears not danger's post; And like the lifeboat, proves a friend, When friends are wanted most.
 

A cheer, then, for the noblest breast That fears not danger's post; And like the lifeboat, proves a friend, When friends are wanted most.
[Friendship]
 

How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start, When memory plays an old tune on the heart.
 

O God, how beautiful the thought, how merciful the blest decree, that grace can always be found when sought, and nought shut out the soul from thee.
[Mercy]
 

Oh! Much may be done by defying The ghosts of Despair and Dismay And much may be gained by relying On "Where there's a Will There's a Way."
[Success]
 

On what strange stuff Ambition feeds!
[Greed]
 

The span of life is waning fast; Beware, unthinking youth, beware! Thy soul's eternity depends Upon the record moments bear!
 

There's a magical tie to the land of our home, which the heart cannot break, though the footsteps may roam.
 

Though language forms the preacher, 'Tis "good works" make the man.
[Happiness]
 

Who would not rather trust and be deceived?
 

Why should we strive, with cynic frown, to knock their fairy castles down?