Zitat des Tages von Ellen Glasgow:
All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.
It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.
Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting.
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.
To teach one's self is to be forced to learn twice.
Nothing is more consuming, or more illogical, than the desire for remembrance.
Doesn't all experience crumble in the end to mere literary material?
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.
Women are one of the Almighty's enigmas to prove to men that He knows more than they do.
No life is so hard that you cannot make it easier by the way you take it.
He knows so little and knows it so fluently.
I haven't much opinion of words. They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say.
Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted.
Mediocrity would always win by force of numbers, but it would win only more mediocrity.
The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions.
What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens.
Nothing in life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.