James Fenimore Cooper was an illustrious American writer who created a unique form of American literature by blending Indian life and historical romances of frontier. He served as a midshipman in the U.S navy before embarking on his career as a writer. He remained a member of ‘Episcopal Church’ throughout his life and generously contributed towards it in his later years. He shot to fame with his novel, ‘The Spy’. He has expressed his thoughts and writings through a number of sea-stories. ‘Leatherstocking Tales’, five historical novels of the frontier times, remains his best work. Another famous work, which is regarded a masterpiece, is the romantic novel titled ‘The Last Of The Mohicans’. Read through the quotable quotes and sayings by James Fenimore Cooper which have been excerpted from his writings, books, stories, thoughts, work and life. Go through the quotes and thoughts by James Fenimore Cooper that will give you a glimpse of his prolific mind.
All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.
The air, the water, and the ground are free gifts to man, and no one has the power to portion them out in parcels. Man must drink, breath, and walk - and therefore each has a right to his share of earth.