George William Curtis

Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

– George William Curtis

The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.

– George William Curtis

A man’s country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
– George William Curtis

Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.
– George William Curtis

The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
– George William Curtis