Jane Porter Quotes

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Born: January 17, 1776, Bailey in the city of Durham
Birth Country: England
Died: , May 24, 1850
Occupation: Author

1.
Dr. Johnson has said that the chief glory of a country arises from its authors. But then that is only as they are oracles of wisdom unless they teach virtue, they are more worthy of a halter than of the laurel.
- Jane Porter

2.
Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.
- Jane Porter

3.
Imparting knowledge is only lighting other men's candles at our lamp without depriving ourselves of any flame.
- Jane Porter

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