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Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne (/?h??????rn/; born Nathaniel Hathorne; July 4, 1804 – May 19, 1864) was an American novelist, Dark Romantic, and short story writer.

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Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you wi ...

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Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and ...

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Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.

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Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he choose ...

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The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self ...

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All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battl ...

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Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.

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Life is made up of marble and mud.

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All that they lacked was the gift that descended upon the chosen disciples at Pentecost, in tongues ...

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Human nature will not flourish, any more than a potato, if it be planted and replanted, for too long ...

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And what is more melancholy than the old apple-trees that linger about the spot where once stood a h ...

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Let the black flower blossom as it may!

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Men of cold passions have quick eyes.

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Families are always rising and falling in America.

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Happiness is like a butterfly...

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