earnest Quotes

Three of the best book quotes about earnest
“Satan is so much more in earnest than we are--he buys up the opportunity while we are wondering how much it will cost.”
“She prayed in broken exclamations that did not always sound reverent, but never was a human soul more intense earnest.”
″ ‘And now, Tom, my boy,’ said the Squire, ‘remember you are going, at your own earnest request, to be chucked into this great school, like a young bear, with all your troubles before you -earlier than we should have sent you perhaps. If schools are what they were in my time, you’ll see a great many cruel blackguard things done, and hear a deal of foul, bad talk. But never fear. You tell the truth, keep a brave and kind heart, and never listen to or say anything you wouldn’t have your mother and sister hear, and you’ll never feel ashamed to come home, or we to see you.’ ”
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