Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them. Washington Irving Quotes
Download Quote WallpaperDownload Facebook Facebook Google Pinterest

Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune, but great minds rise above them.

Washington Irving

Washington Irving (April 3, 1783 – November 28, 1859) was an American short story writer, essayist, biographer, historian, and diplomat of the early 19th century. He is best known for his short stories "Rip Van Winkle" (1819) and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" (1820), both of which appear in his book The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Irving served as the U.S. ambassador to Spain from 1842 to 1846.

Enjoy the best Washington Irving picture quotes.

Read more about Washington Irving on Wikipedia.

Latest from Washington Irving

Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun it falls tenderly
A father may turn his back on his child brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies husbands
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven spreading itself like oil
One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more.

Related items

    It is no great art to say something briefly when like Tacitus one has something to say, when one ha
    Even the rich are hungry for love for being cared for for being wanted for having someone to call t
    I will love the light for it shows me the way yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me th
    To do anything truly worth doing I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and dange

Leave a comment

Search

By using our site you consent with the use of cookies.