Quotations by Author

Anna Jameson

Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth.

All my experience of the world teaches me that in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred, the safe and just side of a question is the generous and merciful side.

Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather.

In morals what begins in fear usually ends in wickedness; in religion what begins in fear usually ends in fanaticism. Fear, either as a principle or a motive, is the beginning of all evil.