Ellen Glasgow - Quotes

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical, than the desire for remembrance. ---->>>

The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions. ---->>>

Mediocrity would always win by force of numbers, but it would win only more mediocrity. ---->>>

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

What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens. ---->>>

No life is so hard that you cannot make it easier by the way you take it. ---->>>

No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated. ---->>>

To teach one's self is to be forced to learn twice. ---->>>

Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting.

Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting.

Doesn't all experience crumble in the end to mere literary material? ---->>>

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

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. ---->>>

There wouldn't be half as much fun in the world if it weren't for children and men, and there ain't a mite of difference between them under the skins. ---->>>

He knows so little and knows it so fluently. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Women are one of the Almighty's enigmas to prove to men that He knows more than they do. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: March 22, 1874
Birthplace:
Die: 11-21, 1945
Occupation: Novelist
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Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow (April 22, 1873 – November 21, 1945) was an American novelist who portrayed the changing world of the contemporary South.(wikipedia)