Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes

Who the Heck is Nathaniel Hawthorne?

American novelist

Born July 04, 1804
Died May 19, 1864

Best 7 Quotes by Nathaniel Hawthorne

“A pure hand needs no glove to cover it.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

“What other dungeon is so dark as one's own heart! What jailer so inexorable as one's self!”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

“To do nothing is the way to be nothing.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Trusting no man as his friend, he could not recognize his enemy when the latter actually appeared.”

Nathaniel Hawthorne