Elizabeth Gaskell - Quotes

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The cloud never comes from the quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.

The cloud never comes from the quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.

Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom. ---->>>

How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly! ---->>>

People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues. ---->>>

To be sure a stepmother to a girl is a different thing to a second wife to a man! ---->>>

I'll not listen to reason... reason always means what someone else has got to say. ---->>>

My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief; we could think of nothing else. All night long we had only snatches of sleep, waking up perpetually to the sense of a great shock and grief. Every one is feeling the same. I never knew so universal a feeling. ---->>>

A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly. ---->>>

Madam your wife and I didn't hit it off the only time I ever saw her. I won't say she was silly, but I think one of us was silly, and it wasn't me. ---->>>

A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: September 29, 1810
Birthplace:
Die: November 12, 1865
Occupation: Novelist
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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, (née Stevenson; 29 September 1810 – 12 November 1865), often referred to as Mrs Gaskell, was an English novelist and short story writer. Her novels offer a detailed portrait of the lives of many strata of Victorian society, including the very poor, and are of interest to social historians as well as lovers of literature (wikipedia)