Ella Wheeler Wilcox





Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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born
in Johnstown, Wisconsin, The United States
November 05, 1850

died
October 30, 1919

gender
female

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Ella Wheeler Wilcox was an American author and poet.

Her best-known work was "Poems of Passion". Her most enduring work was the poem "Solitude", which contains the lines:

"Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone".

Her autobiography, "The Worlds and I", was published in 1918, a year before her death.


Average rating: 4.19 · 1,157 ratings · 150 reviews · 78 distinct works · Similar authors
Poems of Passion
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1883 — 14 editions
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Poems by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
4.63 of 5 stars 4.63 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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The Heart of the New Thought
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1996 — 10 editions
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Maurine and Other Poems
4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1888 — 13 editions
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The Best of Ella Wheeler Wi...
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1971 — 2 editions
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Poems Of Pleasure
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1888 — 4 editions
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Poems of Reflection
3.6 of 5 stars 3.60 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2003
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Poems of Power
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2003 — 9 editions
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The Whatever Is, Is Best
4.57 of 5 stars 4.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1975
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Poems of Optimism
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2004 — 8 editions
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More books by Ella Wheeler Wilcox…
“To sin by silence, when they should protest, makes cowards of men.”
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“A weed is but an unloved flower.”
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone.
For the sad old earth must borrow it's mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.”
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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