„They who drink beer will think beer.“

—  Washington Irving, livro The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

"Stratford-on-Avon".
The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1819–1820)

„Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.“

—  Washington Irving, livro The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.

"Rip Van Winkle".
The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1819–1820)

„I endeavor to take things as they come with cheerfulness, and when I cannot get a dinner to suit my taste, I endeavor to get a taste to suit my dinner.“

—  Washington Irving

Letter to William Irving, Jr., about his positive attitude acquired while traveling in Europe.
Fonte: Washington Irving to William Irving Jr., September 20, 1804, Works 23:90.

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