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Washington Irving (1783 - 1859)
US essayist, historian, & novelist [more author details]
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A father may turn his back on his child, . but a mother's love endures through all.
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A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
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A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
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A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
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A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.
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Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.
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There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble.
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There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
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