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Ellen Glasgow Quotes

(1874-1945), American Novelist

Nothing in life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.

Category: Attitude

All change is not growth; all movement is not forward.

Category: Change

No life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it.

Category: Choice

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.

Category: Experience

He felt with the force of a revelation that to throw up the clods of earth manfully is as beneficent as to revolutionize the world. It was not the matter of the work, but the mind that went into it, that counted -- and the man who was not content to do small things well would leave great things undone.

Category: Farming And Farmers

He knows so little and knows it so fluently.

Category: Knowledge

Some women like to sit down with trouble as if it were knitting.

Category: Trouble

I haven't much opinion of words. They're apt to set fire to a dry tongue, that's what I say.

Category: Words