Gene Stratton-Porter Quotes

10 of the best book quotes from Gene Stratton-Porter
“And remember this: What you are lies with you. If you are lazy, and accept your lot, you may live in it. If you are willing to work, you can write your name anywhere you choose, among the only ones who live beyond the grave in this world, the people who write books that help, make exquisite music, carve statues, paint pictures, and work for others.”
“It was a boyish thing to do and it caught the hesitating girl in the depths of her heart, as the boy element in a man ever appeals to a motherly woman.”
“The world is full of happy people but no one ever hears of them. You have to fight and make a scandal to get in the papers. No one knows about all the happy people.”
“I believe the best way to get an answer to prayer is to work for it.”
“With some people it makes a regular battlefield of the human heart—this struggle for self-expression.”
“To me, it seems the only pleasure in this world worth having is the joy we derive from living for those we love, and those we can help.”
“I do not know why it is the fate of the world always to want something different from what life gives them.”
“Maybe earth and air accumulate, but it takes the wisdom of the Almighty God to devise the wing of a moth. If there ever was a miracle, this whole process is one.”
“The wages of sin are the hardest debts on earth to pay, and they are always collected at inconvenient times and unexpected places.”
“She prayed in broken exclamations that did not always sound reverent, but never was a human soul more intense earnest.”
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