Ellen Glasgow quotes

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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 pile ...
Women like to sit down with trouble as if it were knitting.
I haven't much opinion of words.... They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say.
No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated.
He felt with the force of a revelation that to throw up the clods of earth manfully is as beneficent as to revolutionise the world ...
Insolent youth rides, now, in the whirlwind. For those modern iconoclasts who are without culture possess, apparently, all the cou ...
... to be "literary" appeared to my deluded innocence as an unending romance.
The worst thing about war is that so many people enjoy it.
... though not invariably the worst choice, war is always an obscene horror.
Mediocrity would always win by force of numbers, but it would win only more mediocrity.
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