Quotes of Ellen Glasgow

“ Though it sounds absurd, it is true to say I felt younger at sixty than I felt at twenty. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ All change is not growth; as all movement is not forward. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ Some women like to sit down with trouble as if it were knitting. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ I'm not going to lie down and let trouble walk over me. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ He felt with the force of a revelation that to throw up the clods of earth manfully is as beneficent as to revolutionize the world. It was not the matter of the work, but the mind that went into it, that counted — and the man who was not content to do small things well would leave great things undone. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ He felt with the force of a revelation that to throw up the clods of earth manfully is as beneficent as to revolutionize the world. It was not the matter of the work, but the mind that went into it, that counted — and the man who was not content to do small things well would leave great things undone. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ All change is not growth; all movement is not forward. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ Nothing in life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical, than the desire for remembrance. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ He knows so little and knows it so fluently. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ Cruelty is the only sin. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ He felt with the force of a revelation that to throw up the clods of earth manfully is as beneficent as to revolutionize the world. It was not the matter of the work, but the mind that went into it, that counted — and the man who was not content to do small things well would leave great things undone. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ Some women like to sit down with trouble as if it were knitting. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ No life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ He who demands little gets it. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ All change is not growth; all movement is not forward. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ I'm not going to lie down and let trouble walk over me. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ 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. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ I haven't much opinion of words. They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say. ”

- Ellen Glasgow

“ 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. ”

- Ellen Glasgow
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