70 Total Quotes

George Meredith Quotes

The most dire disaster in love is the death of imagination.
George Meredith
#Death #English Novelist

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power
George Meredith
#Beauty

The season of love is the carnival of egoism and it brings a touchstone to our natures.
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#Love #Sad Love #Sad Break Up Love

I expect that Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man
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#Man

Each one of an affectionate couple may be willing, as we say, to die for the other, yet unwilling to utter the agreeable word at the right moment
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#Affection

Kissing don't last: cookery do!
George Meredith
#English Novelist

Cynicism is intellectual dandyism
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#Cynicism

Passions spin the plot: We are betrayed by what is false within.
George Meredith
#Passion #Betrayed

A kiss is but a kiss now! and no wave of a great flood that whirls me to the sea. But, as you will! we'll sit contentedly, and eat our pot of honey on the grave.
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#Kisses And Kissing

That rarest gift to Beauty, Common Sense!
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#Beauty #Common Sense

The well of true wit is truth itself
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#Truth

On a starred night Prince Lucifer uprose. / Tired of his dark dominion swung the fiend.
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#Night

Cultivated men and women who do not skim the cream of life, and are attached to the duties, yet escape the harder blows, make acute and balanced observers
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#Life

Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity.
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#English Novelist #Obligation

Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose
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#Behavior

There is nothing the body suffers the soul may not profit by.
George Meredith
#Body #English Novelist #Motivational #Quote of the Day

Don't just count your years, make your years count.
George Meredith
#English Novelist

A human act once set in motion flows on forever to the great account. Our deathlessness is in what we do, not in what we are.
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#English Novelist

She whom I love is hard to catch and conquer, / Hard, but O the glory of the winning were she won!
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#Glory

Tis Ireland gives England her soldiers, her generals too.
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#England

She poured a little social sewage into his ears.
George Meredith
#English Novelist