Things have got to be wrong in order that they may be deplored.
Griswold, Alfred Whitney quotes
- Orson F. Whitney – on building character “No pain that we suffer, no trial that we experience is wasted. It ministers to our education, to the development of such qualities as patience, faith, fortitude and humility. All that we suffer and all that we endure, especially when we endure it patiently, builds up our characters, purifies our hearts, expands our souls, and makes us more tender and charitable, more worthy to be…
- Alfred Kazin – on Writing “One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others' minds.” ~Alfred Kazin
- Frase celebre di Alfred Tennyson «E' meglio aver amato, e perso / Che non aver mai amato.» (Alfred Tennyson)
- Alfred Sheinwold – mistakes "Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won't have time to make them all yourself." ~Alfred Sheinwold