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Frances Ann ("Fannie") Kemble Butler Quotes


English actress and author
(1809 - 1893)

A sacred burden is this life ye bear; look on it; lift it; bear it solemnly; fail not for sorrow; falter not for sin; but onward, upward, till the goal ye win.
[Life]
 

I know the very difference that lies 'twixt hallowed love and base unholy lust. - I know the one is as a golden spur, urging the spirit to all noble aims; the other but a foul and miry pit, o'er throwhig it in midst of its career.
 

Maids must be wives and mothers to fulfil the entire and holiest end of woman's being.