The effect of every burden laid down is to leave us relieved; and when the soul has laid down that of its faults at the feet of God, it feels as though it had wings.

— Eugenie de Guerin

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Certainly, friends are sufficiently rare not to be neglected; they are life's best comforters.

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Witticisms are fire-arms, that make a noise and give pain.

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How long time is when one is sad! Is it three years or three days since you went away?

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The errors of the intellect are fatal, still more dangerous than those of the heart.

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Kings may see their palaces fall, but the ants will always have their dwellings.

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We all owe each other concessions of taste and opinion for the sake of family peace and affection.

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We are only here below as in an inn on a journey.

Let us, then have the feelings of travelers. We should think a man very strange who attached himself much to his inn. The wise Christian will not do this.

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Oh! if people were but acquainted with piety, they would not fear it so much, or give it so unattractive a character; 'tis the balm of life, and perhaps in the world it is believed to consist of bitterness, harshness, uncouthness; but, take my word for it, nothing is more gentle, more yielding, more loving than a pious soul.

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A little time separates us from those who depart - a time of tears, a time of sadness and solitude; but, that over, we go to rejoin them and to enjoy with them the society of the blessed. Oh, how sweetly the heart rests in this immortal hope!

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Fear is the beginning of wisdom.

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One fancies that what one loves cannot die.

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Solitude causes us to write because it causes us to think.

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About Eugenie de Guerin

Quotes 16 sayings
Profession Poet
Birthday 1805

in God alone is love without tears, and of eternal duration.

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My God, how badly one calculates in this world! .

.. Let us leave off calculating on anything but death -- it is the only certainty.

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One has so much time for thought in the country! However occupied one may be, 'tis with nothing that engrosses the mind, which works away on its own account like a mill-wheel.

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