Ellen Glasgow Quotes


26 Ellen Glasgow quotes:



"No idea is so antiquitated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not some day be antiquitated . . . to seize the flying thought before it escapes us is our only touch with reality."
"Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting"
Author: Glasgow Quotes Category: Trouble Quotes
"Women are one of the Almighty's enigmas to prove to men that He knows more than they do."
"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."
"All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward."
"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
"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."
"Mediocrity would always win by force of numbers, but it would win only more mediocrity."
"Some women like to sit down with trouble as if it were knitting."
"To teach one's self is to be forced to learn twice."
"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."
"The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions."
"It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me."
"Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted."
"I haven't much opinion of words. They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say."
"Doesn't all experience crumble in the end to mere literary material?"
"He knows so little and knows it so fluently."
"No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated."



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