Facts about Olive Schreiner

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Olive Schreiner was a famous Writer from South Africa, who lived between March 24, 1855 and December 11, 1920.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 10 quotes who is written / told by Olive.

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Famous quotes by Olive Schreiner (10)


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"Power! Did you ever hear of men being asked whether other souls should have power or not? It is born in them"
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"Everything has two sides - the outside that is ridiculous, and the inside that is solemn"
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"No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted"
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"Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it"
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"It is finer to bring one noble human being into the world and rear it well... than to kill ten thousand"
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"Our fathers had their dreams; we have ours; the generation that follows will have its own. Without dreams and phantoms man cannot exist"
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"Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don't see it - but there is"
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"How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper"
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"We were equals once when we lay new-born babes on our nurse's knees. We will be equal again when they tie up our jaws for the last sleep"
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"There was never a great man who had not a great mother"


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