Every great crisis of human history is a pass of Thermopylae, and there is always a Leonidas and his three hundred to die in it, if they can not conquer.
It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||24th February, 1824|
|Death:||31st August, 1892|
|Profession:||Editor, Speaker, Writer|
George William Curtis was born in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He was an American writer, editor, and public speaker. A Republican, he spoke in favor of African American equality and civil rights. He wrote for Putnam's Magazine which he helped George Palmer Putnam to found. He produced a number of volumes, composed of essays written for Putnam's and for Harper's Weekly, which came in rapid succession from his pen. In 1863 he became the political editor of Harper's Weekly, which was highly influential in shaping public opinion. His writing was always clear and direct, displaying fairness of mind and good temper. He wrote several books include: Nile Notes Of A Howadji, The Howadji in Syria, The Potiphar Papers, Prue and I, Trumps, Essays From The Easy Chair, and Literary And Social Essays.
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