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George Meredith Quotes

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.

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

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

Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose.

Bring the army of the faithful through.

Caricature is rough truth.

Cynicism is intellectual dandyism.

Don't just count your years, make your years count.

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

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

Jealousy is love bed of burning snarl.

Kissing don't last: cookery do!

Memoirs are the backstairs of history.

Possession without obligation to the object possessed approaches felicity.

She poured a little social sewage into his ears.

Speech is the small change of silence.

The man of science is nothing if not a poet gone wrong.

The man or country that fights priestcraft and priests is to my mind striking deeper for freedom than can be struck anywhere.

The most dire disaster in love is the death of imagination.

The well of true wit is truth itself.