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.
Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.- Charles Simmons
A word to the wise ain't necessary, it's the stupid ones who need the advice.- Bill Cosby
Middle age is when your age starts to show around your middle.- Bob Hope
The Iban, when they decide that something is really funny, and know that they are going to...- Redmond O'Hanlon
Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use.- Wendell Johnson
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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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