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Mrs. H.O. Ward
“True hospitality neither expects nor desires any return, and it is only the inhospitable that keep a debt and credit account.”
“Work elevates, idleness degrades.”
“Moral qualities rule the world, but at short distances the senses are despotic.”
“... there is nothing so sad as lack of fine manners in a gentleman, except the lack of them in a lady.”
Mrs. H.O. Ward, U.S. writer
(1824 - 1899)
Real name: Clara Jessup Moore.