Letitia Elizabeth Landon Quotes

I have no parting sigh to give, so take my parting smile.

Imagination is to love what gas is to the balloon – that which raises it from earth.

The old proverb, applied to fire and water, may with equal truth be applied to the imagination – it is a good servant, but a bad master.

We speak of hope; but is not hope only a more gentle name for fear?

How disappointment tracks the steps of hope.

No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable.

There is in life no blessing like affection; it soothes, it hallows, elevates, subdues, and bringeth down to earth its native heaven: life has nought else that may supply its place.