Sarah Orne Jewett

“In the life of each of us, I said to myself, there is a place remote and islanded, and given to endless regret or secret happiness; we are each the uncompanioned hermit and recluse of an hour or a day; we understand our fellows of the cell to whatever age of history they may belong.”


Sarah Orne Jewett, The Country of the Pointed Firs
Read more quotes from Sarah Orne Jewett


Share this quote:
Share on Twitter

Friends Who Liked This Quote


To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!


This Quote Is From

The Country of the Pointed Firs The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett
3,301 ratings, average rating, 472 reviews
Open Preview

Browse By Tag