Anna Letitia Barbauld
We neither laugh alone, nor weep alone, why then should we pray alone?
When one by one our ties are torn, and friend from friend is snatched forlorn; when man is left alone to mourn, oh! then how sweet it is to die!
The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life.
But every act in consequence of our faith, strengthens faith.
The dead of midnight is the noon of thought.
The best way for women to acquire knowledge is from conversation with a father, a brother, or a friend, in the way of family intercourse and easy conversation, and by such a course of reading as they may recommend.