Jane Porter – Happiness is a sunbeam which…

Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle…


“Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.”
-Jane Porter

Jane Porter – Dr. Johnson has said that…

Dr. Johnson has said that the chief glory of a country arises from its authors…


“Dr. Johnson has said that the chief glory of a country arises from its authors. But then that is only as they are oracles of wisdom unless they teach virtue, they are more worthy of a halter than of the laurel.”
-Jane Porter