Inspirational Quotes by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

By | July 22, 2016

No difficulty can discourage, no obstacle dismay, no trouble dishearten the man who has acquired the art of being alive. Difficulties are but dares of fate, obstacles but hurdles to try his skill, troubles but bitter tonics to give him strength; and he rises higher and looms greater after each encounter with adversity.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

With every deed you are sowing a seed, though the harvest you may not see.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A weed is but an unloved flower.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

To sin by silence, when we should protest, Makes cowards out of men.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The spark divine dwells in thee: let it grow.

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

One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow. It’s the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Let there be many windows to your soul, that all the glory of the world may beautify it.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs.

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

And the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Love lights more fires than hate extinguishes, and men grow better as the world grows old.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song; But the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time’s malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

You may choose your words like a connoisseur, And polish it up with art, But the word that sways, and stirs, and stays, Is the word that comes from the heart.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

For an actress to be a success, she must have the face of Venus, the brains of a Minerva, the grace of Terpsichore, the memory of a Macaulay, the figure of Juno, and the hide of a rhinoceros.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

It has ever been since time began, and ever will be, till time lose breath, that love is a mood – no more – to man, and love to a woman is life or death.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Earth is the anteroom of Heaven, if we choose to see it so.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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