Isabella L. Bird Famous Quotes & Sayings

14 Isabella L. Bird Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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People live more happily than any that I have seen elsewhere. It is very cheerful to live among people whose faces are not soured by the east wind, or wrinkled by the worrying effort to "keep up appearances," which deceive nobody; Isabella L. Bird Sayings: People live more happily than any that I have seen elsewhere. It is very cheerful
I still vote civilization a nuisance, society a humbug and all conventionality a crime. Isabella L. Bird Sayings: I still vote civilization a nuisance, society a humbug and all conventionality a crime.
Yet, after all, they were not bad souls; and though he failed so grotesquely, he did his incompetent best. Isabella L. Bird Sayings: Yet, after all, they were not bad souls; and though he failed so grotesquely, he
In traveling, there is nothing like dissecting people's statements, which are usually colored by their estimate of the powers or likings of the person spoken to, making all reasonable inquiries, and then pertinaciously but quietly carrying out one's own plans. Isabella L. Bird Sayings: In traveling, there is nothing like dissecting people's statements, which are usually colored by their
There is also a dog, but he does not understand English, Isabella L. Bird Sayings: There is also a dog, but he does not understand English,
The scarcely audible whisper of soft airs through the trees morning and evening, rain drops falling gently, and the murmur of drowsy surges far below, alone break the stillness. Isabella L. Bird Sayings: The scarcely audible whisper of soft airs through the trees morning and evening, rain drops
Most assuredly that spirit of envious rivalry and depreciating criticism in which many English travellers have written, is greatly to be deprecated, no less than the tone of servile adulation which some writers have adopted; but our American neighbours must recollect that they provoked both the virulent spirit and the hostile caricature by the way in which some of their most popular writers of travels have led an ungenerous onslaught against our institutions and people, and the bitter tone in which their newspaper press, headed by the Tribune, indulges towards Isabella L. Bird Sayings: Most assuredly that spirit of envious rivalry and depreciating criticism in which many English travellers
Truly a good horse, good ground to gallop on, and sunshine, make up the sum of enjoyable travelling. Isabella L. Bird Sayings: Truly a good horse, good ground to gallop on, and sunshine, make up the sum
Oh! To be beyond the pale once more, out of civilization into savagery? I abhor civilization! Isabella L. Bird Sayings: Oh! To be beyond the pale once more, out of civilization into savagery? I abhor
I dreamt of bears so vividly that I woke with a furry death hug at my throat, but feeling quite refreshed. Isabella L. Bird Sayings: I dreamt of bears so vividly that I woke with a furry death hug at
I sat down and knitted for some time - my usual resource under discouraging circumstances. Isabella L. Bird Sayings: I sat down and knitted for some time - my usual resource under discouraging circumstances.
I have found a dream of beauty at which one might look all one's life and sigh. Isabella L. Bird Sayings: I have found a dream of beauty at which one might look all one's life
It is a strange life up here on the mountain side, but I like it, and never yearn after civilization. Isabella L. Bird Sayings: It is a strange life up here on the mountain side, but I like it,
Everything suggests a beyond. Isabella L. Bird Sayings: Everything suggests a beyond.