William Gilmore Simms Quotes

Who on Earth is William Gilmore Simms?

William Gilmore Simms was an American writer and politician from the American South.

Born April 17, 1806
Died June 11, 1870

Best 6 Quotes by William Gilmore Simms

“The dread of criticism is the death of genius.”

William Gilmore Simms

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“No errors of opinion can possibly be dangerous in a country where opinion is left free to grapple with them.”

William Gilmore Simms
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“Our true acquisitions lie only in our charities - we gain only as we give.”

William Gilmore Simms
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“Tears are the natural penalties of pleasure. It is a law that we should pay for all that we enjoy.”

William Gilmore Simms
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“The fool is willing to pay for anything but wisdom. No man buys that of which he supposes himself to have an abundance already.”

William Gilmore Simms
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“The only true source of politeness is consideration.”

William Gilmore Simms
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