Ella Wheeler Wilcox Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old ella wheeler wilcox quotes, ella wheeler wilcox sayings, and ella wheeler wilcox proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A weed is but an unloved flower.      

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Tis the set of the sail that decides the goal, and not the storm of life.     

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

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

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

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

What can be said in New Year rhymes, That's not been said a thousand times? The new years come, the old years go, We know we dream, we dream we know.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

There is no satisfaction that can compare with looking back across the years and finding you've grown in self-control, judgment, generosity, and unselfishness.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A weed is but an unloved flower.     

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

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

There is nothing we cannot live down, rise above, and overcome.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Come, cuddle your head on my shoulder, dear, your head like the golden rod, and we will go sailing away from here to the beautiful Land of Nod.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I love your lips when they're wet with wine and red with wicked desire.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Talk not of the river or lake, To those who have looked on the sea.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Come, cuddle your head on my shoulder, dear, your head like the golden rod, and we will go sailing away from here to the beautiful land of nod.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Back on its golden hinges the gate of Memory swings, and my heart goes into the garden and walks with the olden things.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The spark divine dwells in thee: let it grow.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Immortal life is something to be earned, By slow self-conquest, comradeship with Pain, And patient seeking after higher truths.     

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

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

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

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

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

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Good music is wine turned to sound     

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

Who would attain to summits still and fair,Must nerve himself through valleys of despair.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox