Facts about George Gissing

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George Gissing was a famous Novelist from United Kingdom, who lived between November 22, 1857 and December 28, 1903.

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He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by George.

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Famous quotes by George Gissing (10)


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"Persistent prophecy is a familiar way of assuring the event"
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"The first time I read an excellent work, it is to me just as if I gained a new friend; and when I read over a book I have perused before, it resembles the meeting of an old one"
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"Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine; nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman"
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"It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness that mankind moves so slowly; it is because individuals have a capacity for better things that it moves at all"
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"For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously"
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"It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched"
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"Flippancy, the most hopeless form of intellectual vice"
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"Time is money says the proverb, but turn it around and you get a precious truth. Money is time"
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"That is one of the bitter curses of poverty; it leaves no right to be generous"
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"Have the courage of your desire"


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