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Inspirational Frances Hodgson Burnett Quotes

Frances Hodgson Burnett was a British-American novelist and playwright. Below is a list of some Inspirational Frances Hodgson Burnett Quotes.

Frances Hodgson Burnett Quotes
Frances Hodgson Burnett Quotes

Frances Hodgson Burnett Quotes

“If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Everything’s a story – You are a story -I am a story.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Two things cannot be in one place. Where you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“She made herself stronger by fighting with the wind.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“When you will not fly into a passion people know you are stronger than they are, because you are strong enough to hold in your rage, and they are not, and they say stupid things they wish they hadn’t said afterward.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed and every morning revealed new miracles.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words and everything in the world understands it.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“There’s nothing so strong as rage, except what makes you hold it in–that’s stronger. It’s a good thing not to answer your enemies.”
Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Where you tend a rose my lad, a thistle cannot grow.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Two worst things as can happen to a child is never to have his own way – or always to have it.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Is the spring coming?” he said. “What is it like?”
“It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“I am a princess. All girls are. Even if they live in tiny old attics. Even if they dress in rags, even if they aren’t pretty, or smart, or young. They’re still princesses.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“What you have to do with your mind, when your body is miserable, is to make it think of something else.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Hang in there. It is astonishing how short a time it can take for very wonderful things to happen.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“One of the strange things about living in the world is that it is only now and then one is quite sure one is going to live forever and ever and ever.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“It made her think that it was curious how much nicer a person looked when he smiled. She had not thought of it before.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“However many years she lived, Mary always felt that ‘she should never forget that first morning when her garden began to grow’.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“She did not care very much for other little girls, but if she had plenty of books she could console herself.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done–then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett quotes

“If nature has made you for a giver, your hands are born open, and so is your heart; and though there may be times when your hands are empty, your heart is always full, and you can give things out of that–warm things, kind things, sweet things–help and comfort and laughter–and sometimes gay, kind laughter is the best help of all.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Whatever comes,” she said, “cannot alter one thing. If I am a princess in rags and tatters, I can be a princess inside. It would be easy to be a princess if I were dressed in cloth of gold, but it is a great deal more of a triumph to be one all the time when no one knows it.”
― Frances Hodgson Burnett

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