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Brief about William Dean Howells: By info that we know William Dean Howells was born at 1970-01-01. And also William Dean Howells is American Author.

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The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is only the benevolent man that wins our affection.

Tags: Affection, Respect, Wise

He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.

Tags: Noise, Silence, Sleeps

A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too late to let her know that he sees it.

Tags: Her, Him, Mother

Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.

Tags: Others, Stay, Week

Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart must hold both sisters, never seen apart.

Tags: Both, Heart, Wisdom

The secret of the man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested.

Tags: Interested, Secret

How is it the great pieces of good luck fall to us?

Tags: Good, Great, Luck

If we like a man's dream, we call him a reformer; if we don't like his dream, we call him a crank.

Tags: Call, Dream, Him

In Europe life is histrionic and dramatized, and in America, except when it is trying to be European, it is direct and sincere.

Tags: America, Life, Trying

Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself.

Tags: American, Heart, Liberty

Is it worth while to observe that there are no Venetian blinds in Venice?

Tags: Observe, While, Worth

It is the still, small voice that the soul heeds, not the deafening blasts of doom.

Tags: Small, Soul, Voice

Primitive societies without religion have never been found.

Tags: Found, Religion, Societies

The action is best that secures the greatest happiness for the greatest number.

Tags: Best, Greatest, Happiness

The book which you read from a sense of duty, or because for any reason you must, does not commonly make friends with you.

Tags: Book, Friends, Sense

The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all.

Tags: Books, Mortality, Terrible

There will presently be no room in the world for things; it will be filled up with the advertisements of things.

Tags: Filled, Presently, Room

Tomorrow I shall be sixty-nine, but I do not seem to care. I did not start the affair, and I have not been consulted about it at any step.

Tags: Care, Start, Tomorrow

We are creatures of the moment; we live from one little space to another, and only one interest at a time fills these.

Tags: Another, Moment, Time

What the American public wants in the theater is a tragedy with a happy ending.

Tags: American, Happy, Public
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