Ellen Glasgow Quotes


26 Ellen Glasgow quotes:



"Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting."
"It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me."
"All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward."
"The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions."
"Women are one of the Almighty's enigmas to prove to men that He knows more than they do."
"Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted."
"No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it, no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless as the piles of dry dust in a school history book."
"A tragic irony of life is that we so often achieve success or financial independence after the chief reason for which we sought it has passed away."
Author: Glasgow Quotes Category: American Novelist Quotes Independence Quotes
"To teach one's self is to be forced to learn twice."
"No life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it."
"I haven't much opinion of words. They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say."
"All change is not growth; all movement is not forward."
"No life is so hard that you cannot make it easier by the way you take it."
"Nothing in life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it."
"Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical, than the desire for remembrance."
"The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions."
"I waited and worked, and watched the inferior exalted for nearly thirty years; and when recognition came at last, it was too late to alter events, or to make a difference in living."
"Doesn't all experience crumble in the end to mere literary material?"
"Mediocrity would always win by force of numbers, but it would win only more mediocrity."
"He knows so little and knows it so fluently."



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