3 Quotes – Adela Florence Nicolson


Adela Florence Nicolson, English poet
Pseudonym:  Laurence Hope

born:
April 9, 1865 in Stoke Bishop, Gloucestershire, England

died:
October 4, 1904 in Madras (today: Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India

known for:
Garden of Karma (1901; in 1902 published in America as India’s Love Lyrics)

 

Often devotion to virtue arises from sated desire.
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I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came, and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name.
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Men should be judged not by their tint of skin, the gods they serve, the vintage they drink, nor by the way they fight, or love, or sin, but by the quality of the thought they think.

 

Which is your favourite quote by Adela Florence Nicolson?  🙂


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11 thoughts on “3 Quotes – Adela Florence Nicolson

  1. I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came, and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name.

    Love this one.

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