Eliza Cook Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Eliza Cook quotes, Eliza Cook sayings, and Eliza Cook proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Content hangs not so high but that a man on the ground may reach it. Eliza Cook
The most mischievous liars are those who keep on the verge of truth. Eliza Cook
No gold glitters like that which is our own. Eliza Cook
Glory is so enchanting, that we love whatever we associate with it, even though it be death. Eliza Cook
Christianity is the oxygen of the moral world. Eliza Cook
Cruelty constitutes the greatest moral distance at which an intelligent creature can be removed from a God of forbearance and mercy. Eliza Cook
The minds of scholars are libraries; those of antiquaries, lumber-rooms; those of sportsmen, kennels; those of epicures, larders and cellars. Eliza Cook
The pains of life serve, by contrast, to multiply enjoyment; they constitute the foil which sets off and heightens the flashing brightness of the gem. Eliza Cook
That charity which longs to publish itself ceases to be charity. Eliza Cook
How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start, when memory plays an old tune on the heart! Eliza Cook
Exaggeration misleads the credulous and offends the perceptive. Eliza Cook
An honest man is believed without an oath, for his reputation swears for him. Eliza Cook
every deceased friend is magnet draw us into another world. Eliza Cook
Inch by inch grows the child till maturity's prime. Eliza Cook
Welcome, all hail to thee! / Welcome, young Spring! / Thy sun-ray is bright / On the butterfly’s wing. / Beauty shines forth / In the blossom-robed trees; / Perfume floats by / On the soft southern breeze. Eliza Cook
Welcome! all hail to thee, / Heart-stirring May! / Thou hast won from my wild harp / A rapturous lay. / And the last dying murmur / That sleeps on the string / Is welcome! All hail to thee, / Welcome, young Spring! Eliza Cook
Oh, the hills shall be a home for me, I'd leave a throne for the home of the free. Eliza Cook