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A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.

A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.

by George Meredith Found in: Woman Quotes,
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Ah, what a dusty answer gets the soul when hot for certainties in this our life!

Ah, what a dusty answer gets the soul when hot for certainties in this our life!

by George Meredith Found in: Certainty Quotes,
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A kiss is but a kiss now! and no wave of a great flood that whirls me to the sea. read more

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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"Spiral!" the memorable Lady terms
Our mind's ascent.

"Spiral!" the memorable Lady terms
Our mind's ascent.

by George Meredith Found in: Progress Quotes,
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Cultivated men and women who do not skim the cream of life, and are attached to the duties, yet escape read more

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.

by George Meredith Found in: Observation Quotes,
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I expect Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man.

I expect Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man.

by George Meredith Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars. Oh, wisdom never read more

Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars. Oh, wisdom never comes when it is gold, And the great price we paid for it full worth: We have it only when we are half earth. Little avails that coinage to the old!

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Who rises from prayer a better man, his prayer is answered.

Who rises from prayer a better man, his prayer is answered.

by George Meredith Found in: Christianity Quotes,
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Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself.

Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself.

by George Meredith Found in: Pain Quotes,
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