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Hamilton Wright Mabie Quotes


An American essayist, editor, critic, and lecturer.
(1846 - 1916)

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
[Love]
 

I do not believe that the deeper problems of living can ever be answered by the process of thought. I believe that life itself teaches us either patience with regard to them, or reveals to us possible solutions when our hearts are pressed close against duties and sorrows and experiences of all kinds.
[Instincts]
 

Real freedom comes from the mastery, through knowledge, of historic conditions and race character which makes possible a free and intelligent use of experience for the purpose of progress.
[Freedom]