16 Total Quotes

Anna Jameson Quotes

Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth
Anna Jameson
#Accuracy

What we truly and earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are. The mere aspiration, by changing the frame of the mind, for the moment realizes itself.
Anna Jameson
#British Writer #Aspirations

Trust in my affection for you.
Anna Jameson
#Affection

All my experience of the world teaches me that in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, the safe and just side of a question is the generous and merciful side.
Anna Jameson
#British Writer

The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself
Anna Jameson
#Competition

Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather
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#Art

Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man, youth never
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#Man

A man may be as much a fool from the want of sensibility as the want of sense.
Anna Jameson
#British Writer #Fools And Foolishness

Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather.
Anna Jameson
#British Writer

We can sometimes love what we do not understand, but it is impossible completely to understand what we do not love.
Anna Jameson
#British Writer

The only competition worthy a wise man is with himself.
Anna Jameson
#British Writer

Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man, youth never.
Anna Jameson
#British Writer

Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth.
Anna Jameson
#British Writer

What we earnestly aspire to be, that in some sense we are.
Anna Jameson
#British Writer