Mary Augusta Ward Quotes

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Mary Augusta Ward quotes: I regard the whole university system as a wretched sham. Knowledge! It has no more to do with knowledge than my boots. I regard the whole university system as a wretched sham. Knowledge! It has no more to do with knowledge than my boots.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: Our children, two daughters and a son, were born in 1874, 1876, and 1879. Our children, two daughters and a son, were born in 1874, 1876, and 1879.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours was to be a literary partnership. It became plain very soon after our marriage that ours was to be a literary partnership.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: But the mind travels far - and mysteriously - in sleep. But the mind travels far - and mysteriously - in sleep.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: Other trades may fail. The agitator is always sure of his market. Other trades may fail. The agitator is always sure of his market.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: One may as well preach a respectable mythology as anything else. One may as well preach a respectable mythology as anything else.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: Every great religion is, in truth, a concentration of great ideas, capable, as all ideas are, of infinite expansion and adaptation. Every great religion is, in truth, a concentration of great ideas, capable, as all ideas are, of infinite expansion and adaptation.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: We enjoy the great prophets of literature most when we have not yet lived enough to realize all they tell us. We enjoy the great prophets of literature most when we have not yet lived enough to realize all they tell us.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: How little those who are schoolgirls of today can realize what it was to be a schoolgirl in the fifties or the early sixties of the last century! How little those who are schoolgirls of today can realize what it was to be a schoolgirl in the fifties or the early sixties of the last century!
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: Praise is a great tonic, and helps most people to do their best. Praise is a great tonic, and helps most people to do their best.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: Customers must be delicately angled for at a safe distance - show yourself too much, and, like trout, they flashed away. Customers must be delicately angled for at a safe distance - show yourself too much, and, like trout, they flashed away.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: There is a tyrannical element in all fanaticism, an element which makes opposition a torment. There is a tyrannical element in all fanaticism, an element which makes opposition a torment.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: There is nothing more startling in human relations that the strong emotion of weak people. There is nothing more startling in human relations that the strong emotion of weak people.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: All things change, creeds and philosophies and outward systems - but God remains. All things change, creeds and philosophies and outward systems - but God remains.
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: To reconceive the Christ! It is the special task of our age ... To reconceive the Christ! It is the special task of our age ...
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: We all grow on somebody's grave ... We all grow on somebody's grave ...
Mary Augusta Ward quotes: But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books, especially in the Oxford summer term. But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books, especially in the Oxford summer term.