Elizabeth Gaskell quotes

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My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief; we could think of nothing else.... All night long we had only snatches of sle ...
I would not trust a mouse to a woman if a man's judgment could be had.
How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!
People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they be ...
A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.
I'll not listen to reason.... Reason always means what someone else has got to say.
Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
A wise parent humours the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease ...
To be sure a stepmother to a girl is a different thing to a second wife to a man!
Madam your wife and I didn't hit it off the only time I ever saw her. I won't say she was silly, but I think one of us was silly, ...
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