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George Robert Gissing Quotes

(1857-1903), British Novelist, Critic, Essayist

I know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose between the pages to be reminded of all sorts of things.

Category: Books And Reading

Have the courage of your desire.

Category: Courage

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.

Category: Courage

Honest winter, snow clad and with the frosted beard, I can welcome not uncordially; but that long deferment of the calendar's promise, that weeping loom of March and April, that bitter blast outraging the honor of May -- how often has it robbed me of heart and hope.

Category: Hope

Time is money says the proverb, but turn it around and you get a precious truth. Money is time.

Category: Time And Time Management