Literary Birthday - 30 March - Anna Sewell

Anna Sewell was born 30 March 1820, and died 25 April 1878

Five Quotes

  1. We call them dumb animals, and so they are, for they cannot tell us how they feel, but they do not suffer less because they have no words.
  2. There is no religion without love, and people may talk as much as they like about their religion, but if it does not teach them to be good and kind to man and beast, it is all a sham.
  3. I am never afraid of what I know.
  4. My doctrine is this, that if we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop, and do nothing, we make ourselves sharers in the guilt.
  5. If a thing is right it can be done, and if it is wrong it can be done without; and a good man will find a way.

Sewell was an English novelist, best known as the author of the classic novel Black Beauty.

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