James Fenimore Cooper Quote

It is probable a true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the results of sudden impulses and accident, than of that reason of which we so much boast.


The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea (1829); Preface - The Pilot: A Tale of the Sea (1823)

Picture Quote 1

It is probable a true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the results of sudden impulses and accident,...

Picture Quote 2

It is probable a true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the results of sudden impulses and accident,...

Picture Quote 3

It is probable a true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the results of sudden impulses and accident,...

Picture Quote 4

It is probable a true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the results of sudden impulses and accident,...