11 Total Quotes

Edwin Whipple Quotes

Of the three prerequisites of genius; the first is soul; the second is soul; and the third is soul.
Edwin Whipple
#Soul #Genius

Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time
Edwin Whipple
#Books And Reading

Cheerfulness in most cheerful people, is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline
Edwin Whipple
#Cheerfulness

Irony is an insult conveyed in the form of a compliment
Edwin Whipple
#Irony

The wise men of old have sent most of their morality down the stream of time in the light skiff of apothegm and epigram
Edwin Whipple
#Men

The saddest failures in life are those that come from not putting forth the power and will to succeed.
Edwin Whipple
#Life

An epigram often flashes light into regions where reason shines but dimly
Edwin Whipple
#Reason

Felicity, not fluency of language, is a merit
Edwin Whipple
#Language

In activity we must find our joy as well as glory; and labor, like everything else that is good, is its own reward.
Edwin Whipple
#Action #Glory