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Washington Irving Quotes About Tears - Tears Quotes

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Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820), both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. His historical works include biographies of George Washington, Oliver Goldsmith and Muhammad, and several histories of 15th-century Spain dealing with subjects such as Christopher Columbus, the Moors and the Alhambra. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846.

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Washington Irving Quotes About Tears

1. Poetry had breathed over and sanctified the land.

― Washington Irving, Bracebridge Hall

 

2. Meeting you was fate, becoming your friend was a choice, but falling in love with you I had no control over.

― Washington Irving

 

3. It is impossible to fall out of love. Love is such a powerful emotion, that once it envelops you it does not depart. True love is eternal. If you think that you were once in love, but fell out of it, then it wasn't love you were in. There are no 'exit' signs in love, there is only an 'on' ramp.

― Washington Irving

 

4. To look upon its grass grown yard, where the sunbeams seem to sleep so quietly, one would think that there at least the dead might rest in peace.

― Washington Irving, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

 

5. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.

― Washington Irving

 

6. A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.

― Washington Irving

 

7. A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.

― Washington Irving

 

8. Free-livers on a small scale, who are prodigal within the compass of a guinea.

― Washington Irving

 

9. An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.

― Washington Irving

 

10. There is a sacredness in tears. They are not a mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love.

― Washington Irving

 

11. I am always at a loss to know how much to believe of my own stories.

― Washington Irving

 

12. A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.

― Washington Irving

 

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