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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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To sin by silence, when they should protest, makes cowards of men.

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox

#activism #free-speech #justice #principles #protest

A weed is but an unloved flower.

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox

#unloved #weed

A poor original is better than a good imitation.

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox

#imagination #originality #art

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox


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

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox

#misattributed #men

We two make banquets of the plainest fare In every cup we find the thrill of pleasure... For us life always moves with lilting measure We two, we two, we make our world, our pleasure

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox

#harmony #love #perfection #pleasure #simplicity

Feast, and your halls are crowded Fast, and the world goes by Succeed and give, and it helps you live But no man can help you die

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox

#positive-thinking #attitude

Why, even Death stands still and waits an hour for such a will.

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Give of thy love, nor wait to know the worth Of what thou lovest; and ask no returning. And wheresoe'er thy pathway leads on earth, There thou shalt find the lamp of love-light burning.

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox


Love much. Earth has enough of bitter in it.

— Ella Wheeler Wilcox

#insperational #love #poem #love

About Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Ella Wheeler Wilcox Quotes

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The two homes they built on Long Island Sound along with several cottages became known as Bungalow Court and they would hold gatherings there of literary and artistic friends. In 1884 Ella Wheeler Wilcox married Robert Wilcox of Meriden Connecticut where the couple lived before moving to New York City and then to Granite Bay in the Short Beach section of Branford Connecticut. She was overcome with grief which became ever more intense as week after week went without any message from him.

Her best-known work was Poems of Passion. Her autobiography The Worlds and I was publiElla Wheeler Wilcoxd in 1918 a year before her death.

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