Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes

Best 7 Quotes by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

“Easy reading is damn hard writing.”

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

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

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

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

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

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