Geraldine Jewsbury Famous Quotes & Sayings

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13 Geraldine Jewsbury Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: Our wishes never seem so little desirable as when on the verge of accomplishment; we Our wishes never seem so little desirable as when on the verge of accomplishment; we draw back instinctively, they look so different from what we expected.
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Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: There is no wisdom equal to that which comes after the event. There is no wisdom equal to that which comes after the event.
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Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: But have you never noticed that when one has been trying to do something really But have you never noticed that when one has been trying to do something really good one is much nearer committing some special sin than when one keeps on in the selfish, matter-of-fact prudence of minding one's own business, and that alone?
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Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: Love ... is a sacred fire that must not be burnt to idols. Love ... is a sacred fire that must not be burnt to idols.
Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: Did you ever see a giraffe? It is like something from between the regions of Did you ever see a giraffe? It is like something from between the regions of truth and fiction.
Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: Men change less than is imagined; their after life is only a kaleidescope combination of Men change less than is imagined; their after life is only a kaleidescope combination of the elements of their character at the period of adolescence.
Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: Whilst you live a very little religion seems enough; but believe me, it requires a Whilst you live a very little religion seems enough; but believe me, it requires a great deal when you come to die.
Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: Society ... is tolerant of crimes, and long suffering with dullness, but it shows no Society ... is tolerant of crimes, and long suffering with dullness, but it shows no mercy to those who are different from other people.
Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: One's conscience reproaches one much more stingingly for one's follies than one's crimes. One's conscience reproaches one much more stingingly for one's follies than one's crimes.
Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: What would become of the world without the Devil? Under all the different systems of What would become of the world without the Devil? Under all the different systems of religion that have guided or misguided the world for the last six thousand years, the Devil has been the grand scapegoat. He has had to bear the blame of every thing that has gone wrong. All the evil that gets committed is laid to his door, and he has, besides, the credit of hindering all the good that has never got done at all. If mankind were not thus one and all victims to the Devil, what an irredeemable set of scoundrels they would be obliged to confess themselves!
Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: I wish there were some photographic process by which one's mind could be struck off I wish there were some photographic process by which one's mind could be struck off and transferred to that of the friend we wish to know it, without the medium of this confounded letter-writing!
Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: People always make mistakes when they fancy themselves exceptions ... People always make mistakes when they fancy themselves exceptions ...
Geraldine Jewsbury Sayings: Death is the last fact of which we can be certain. Death is the last fact of which we can be certain.