Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes
A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.
Death should take me while I am in the mood.
Do anything, save to lie down and die!
Easy reading is damn hard writing.
Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect, whether he chooses to be so or not.
Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.
Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart!
Moonlight is sculpture.
Oh, for the years I have not lived, but only dreamed of living.
Shall we never never get rid of this Past? … It lies upon the Present like a giant’s dead body.
She could no longer borrow from the future to ease her present grief.
She had not known the weight until she felt the freedom.
To do nothing is the way to be nothing.
We dream in our waking moments, and walk in our sleep.