48 Total Quotes

George Moore Quotes

The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it. You and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.
George Moore
#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love

A man travels the world in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
George Moore
#English Philosopher

A literary movement consists of five or six people who live in the same town and hate each other cordially.
George Moore
#Literature #Hate

The difficulty in life is the choice.
George Moore
#Choice

Reality can destroy the dream; why shouldn't the dream destroy reality?
George Moore
#Dreams #Reality

It does not matter how badly you paint so long as you don't paint badly like other people.
George Moore
#People #English Philosopher

After all, there is but one race: humanity
George Moore
#Humanity

The poor would never be able to live at all if it were not for the poor.
George Moore
#Poverty And The Poor

Within the oftentimes bombastic and truculent appearance that I present to the world, trembles a heart shy as a wren in the hedgerow or a mouse along the wainscoting
George Moore
#Appearance

A Persian's heaven is easily made: 'Tis but black eyes and lemonade
George Moore
#Eyes

We live in our desires rather than in our achievements
George Moore
#Achievement

Nothing is more depressing than the conviction that one is not a hero.
George Moore
#Conviction

I would lay aside the wisest book to talk to a stupid woman
George Moore
#Woman

No man, however great, is known to everybody and no man, however solitary, is known to nobody
George Moore
#Man

The lot of critics is to be remembered by what they failed to understand.
George Moore
#English Philosopher

There is nothing so consoling as to find one's neighbor's troubles are at least as great as one's own.
George Moore
#Trials

A great artist is always before his time or behind it.
George Moore
#English Philosopher

Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism.
George Moore
#Plagiarism #Man

The difference between my quotations and those of the next man is that I leave out the inverted commas.
George Moore
#Man

Acting is therefore the lowest of the arts, if it is an art at all.
George Moore
#Acting And Actors

Faith goes out through the window when beauty comes in at the door.
George Moore
#English Philosopher #Beauty

God is a great expense but government would be impossible without him
George Moore
#Government

To be aristocratic in Art one must avoid polite society
George Moore
#Art