Facts about Ellen Glasgow

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Ellen Glasgow was a famous Novelist from USA, who lived between March 22, 1874 and November 21, 1945. He/she became 71 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 22 quotes who is written / told by Ellen, under the main topics: Birthday, Change, Women.

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Famous quotes by Ellen Glasgow (22)


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


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