eleanor h. porter Quotes

One day it was about getting married that mother talked with me, and I said I was so glad that when you didn't like being married, or got tired of your husband, you could get Unmarried.
tags: mother
— Eleanor H. Porter
My relationship with 'Pollyanna' is a very personal one, because Pollyanna got me through my childhood.
— Eleanor H. Porter
I love different folks.
— Eleanor H. Porter
... if God took the trouble to tell us eight hundred times to be glad and rejoice, He must want us to do it-SOME.
tags: time god
— Eleanor H. Porter
... there is something about everything that you can be glad about, if you keep hunting long enough to find it.
— Eleanor H. Porter
Just breathing isn't living!
— Eleanor H. Porter
It'll be just lovely for you to play - it'll be so hard. And there's so much more fun when it is hard!
tags: fun
— Eleanor H. Porter
I should think you could be gladder on Monday mornin' than any other day in the week, because 'twould be a whole week before you'd have another one!
— Eleanor H. Porter
Of course things you don't know about are always nicer'n things you do, same as the pertater on 'tother side of the plate is always the biggest.
— Eleanor H. Porter
The sun was slowly setting in the west, casting golden beams of light into the somber old room.
— Eleanor H. Porter
Be glad. Be good. Be brave.
— Eleanor H. Porter
The influence of a beautiful, helpful, hopeful character is contagious. ... People radiate what is in their minds and in their hearts.
tags: character people heart beautiful influence mind
— Eleanor H. Porter
There was a thoughtful frown on the face of the man who was the possessor of twenty million dollars.
tags: men
— Eleanor H. Porter
You lose such a lot of time just sleeping ... when you might just be living! ... It seems such a pity we can't live nights too.
tags: time live night
— Eleanor H. Porter
It isn't given to us to see ends. We can only attend to the beginnings and make them right.
tags: right
— Eleanor H. Porter
What men and women need is encouragement. Their natural resisting powers should be strengthened, not weakened ... Instead of always harping on a man's faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to pull him out of his rut ... Hold up to him his better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out! ... People radiate what is in their minds and in their hearts.
tags: men people women heart power self virtue real mind
— Eleanor H. Porter