Charles Reade

1814 - 1884

A Quote by Charles Reade on character, destiny, habits, and thought

Sow a Thought, and you reap an Act; Sow an Act, and you reap a Habit; Sow a Habit, and you reap a Character; Sow a Character, and you reap a Destiny.

Charles Reade (1814 - 1884)

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A Quote by Charles Reade on beauty and power

Beauty is power; a smile is its sword.

Charles Reade (1814 - 1884)

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A Quote by Charles Reade on day, deed, earth, men, men and women, nobility, suffering, women, and words

Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.

Charles Reade (1814 - 1884)

Source: The Cloister and the Hearth, ch. 1.

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A Quote by Charles Reade on absence and children

The absent are like children, helpless to defend themselves.

Charles Reade (1814 - 1884)

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