Hannah More

English writer and philanthropist

Hannah More (2 February 17457 September 1833) was an English religious writer and philanthropist.

Hannah More.
Blue Plaque on the wall of Keepers Cottage, Brislington

QuotesEdit

  • The keen spirit
    Seizes the prompt occasion, makes the thought
    Start into instant action, and at once
    Plans and performs, resolves and executes!
    • Daniel.
  •   ...   There's a joy,
    To the fond votaries of fame unknown,
    To hear the still small voice of conscience speak
    In whisp'ring plaudit to the silent soul.
    • David and Goliath, Pt. I
  • To those who know thee not, no words can paint!
    And those who know thee, know all words are faint!
    • Sensibility.
  • Since trifles make the sum of human things,
    And half our misery from our foibles springs.
    • Sensibility.
  • In men this blunder still you find,—
    All think their little set mankind.
    • Florio, Part i.
  • Small habits well pursued betimes
    May reach the dignity of crimes.
    • Florio, Part i.

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