Anna Letitia Barbauld Quotes

 

The dead of midnight is the noon of thought.

— Anna Letitia Barbauld

The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life.

— Anna Letitia Barbauld

But every act in consequence of our faith, strengthens faith.

— Anna Letitia Barbauld

We neither laugh alone, nor weep alone, why then should we pray alone?

— Anna Letitia Barbauld

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!

— Anna Letitia Barbauld

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.

— Anna Letitia Barbauld

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