Isabella Fyvie Mayo Quote

For honesty is before honor; and though man must write his poems in sounding words, God's poems are printed best in the brave and silent duties of common life.


Reported in Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895) by Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, p. 388.

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For honesty is before honor; and though man must write his poems in sounding words, God's poems are printed best in the brave and silent duties of...

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For honesty is before honor; and though man must write his poems in sounding words, God's poems are printed best in the brave and silent duties of...

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For honesty is before honor; and though man must write his poems in sounding words, God's poems are printed best in the brave and silent duties of...

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For honesty is before honor; and though man must write his poems in sounding words, God's poems are printed best in the brave and silent duties of...