Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, and short story writer. He was born on this day July 4 in the year 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts. He died in May 19, 1864 at the age of 59.
“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.”
“A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.”
“Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some respect whether he chooses to be so or not.”
“Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty.”
“I have laughed, in bitterness and agony of heart, at the contrast between what I seem and what I am!”
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