Rebecca Harding Davis Quotes & Sayings

25 most famous Rebecca Harding Davis quotes and sayings (author). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Rebecca Harding Davis Quotes
“The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet.”
Rebecca Harding Davis Quotes
“Sitting by the chimney corner as we grow old, the commonest things around us take on live meanings and hint at the difference between these driving times and the calm, slow moving days when we were young.”
Rebecca Harding Davis Quotes
“War may be an armed angel with a mission, but she has the personal habits of the slums.”
Rebecca Harding Davis Quotes
“Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity, which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts a nation and develops patriotism and courage.”
“I went to Concord, a young woman from the backwoods, firm in belief that Emerson was the first of living men. He was the modern Moses who had talked with God apart and could interpret Him to us.”
“It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below.”
Rebecca Harding Davis Quotes
“Every child was taught from his cradle that money was Mammon, the chief agent of the flesh and the devil.”
Rebecca Harding Davis Quotes
“For, after all, put it as we may to ourselves, we are all of us from birth to death guests at a table which we did not spread.”
Rebecca Harding Davis Quotes
“Reform is born of need, not pity.”
Rebecca Harding Davis Quotes
“We have grown used to money. The handling, the increase of it, is the chief business of life now with most of us.”

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