Ella Wheeler Wilcox Sayings and Quotes

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

Like the winds of the sea are the ways of fate; As the voyage along thru life; Tis the will of the soul That decides Its goal. And not the calm or the strife. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I am as weak as other women are— / Your frown can make the whole world like a tomb. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Give us that grand word woman once again, / And let's have done with lady. / One's a term, / Full of fine force--strong, beautiful, and firm, / Fit for the noblest use of tongue or pen-- / And one's a word for lackeys. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Though critics may bow to art, and I am its own true lover, / It is not art, but heart, which wins the wide world over. / Though smooth be the heartless prayer, no ear in Heaven will mind it. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
A poor original is better than a good imitation. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
What can be said in New Year rhymes / That's not been said a thousand times? / The new years come, the old years go, / We know we dream, we dream we know. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Look in the eyes of trouble with a smile, / Extend your hand and do not be afraid. / ‘Tis but a friend who comes to masquerade, / And test your faith and courage for awhile. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Is this like a loyal friend's treatment? / And are you deserving the name? / Say! what do you give those who love you / But poverty, sorrow, and shame? Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Half-way unto the end— the week's high noon. / The mourning hours do speed away so soon! / And when the noon is reached, however bright, / Instinctively, we look toward the night. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
As Monday goes, so goes the week,' dames say. / Refreshed, renewed, use well the initial day./ And see thy neighbor / already seeks his labor. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The man who radiates good cheer, who makes life happier wherever he meets it, is always a man of vision and faith. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
In India's land one listens aghast / To the people who scream and bawl; / For each caste yells at a lower caste, / And the Britisher yells at them all. Ella Wheeler Wilcox