Isabella Fyvie Mayo

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Let not thy peace depend on the tongues of men; for whether they judge well of thee or ill, thou art not on that account other than thyself.

Isabella Fyvie Mayo (10 December 184313 May 1914) was a Scottish poet, and novelist who also wrote under the pen name Edward Garrett.

Quotes[edit]

  • 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.
  • Let not thy peace depend on the tongues of men; for whether they judge well of thee or ill, thou art not on that account other than thyself. Where are true peace and true glory? Are they not in God?
    • Reported in Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895) by Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, p. 448.

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