Stella Gibbons Quotes

Top 33 wise famous quotes and sayings by Stella Gibbons

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Stella Gibbons quotes: The Abbe's warning: 'Never confront an enemy at the end of a journey, unless it happens to be his journey'. The Abbe's warning: 'Never confront an enemy at the end of a journey, unless it happens to be his journey'.
Stella Gibbons quotes: There have always been Starkadders at Cold Comfort Farm There have always been Starkadders at Cold Comfort Farm
Stella Gibbons quotes: Curious how Love destroys every vestige of that politeness which the human race, in its years of evolution, has so painfully acquired. Curious how Love destroys every vestige of that politeness which the human race, in its years of evolution, has so painfully acquired.
Stella Gibbons quotes: Cautious as a camera-man engaged in shooting a family of fourteen lions Cautious as a camera-man engaged in shooting a family of fourteen lions
Stella Gibbons quotes: On the whole, Cold Comfort was not without its promise of mystery and excitement. On the whole, Cold Comfort was not without its promise of mystery and excitement.
Stella Gibbons quotes: An interesting survival of mediaeval superstition," commented Flora. An interesting survival of mediaeval superstition," commented Flora.
Stella Gibbons quotes: He was enmeshed in his grief. He did not notice that Graceless's leg had come off and that she was managing as best she could with three. He was enmeshed in his grief. He did not notice that Graceless's leg had come off and that she was managing as best she could with three.
Stella Gibbons quotes: She liked Victorian novels. They were the only kind of novel you could read while eating an apple. She liked Victorian novels. They were the only kind of novel you could read while eating an apple.
Stella Gibbons quotes: A straight nose is a great help if one wishes to look serious'. A straight nose is a great help if one wishes to look serious'.
Stella Gibbons quotes: Mrs Poste, who had wished people to live beautiful lives and yet be ladies and gentlemen. Mrs Poste, who had wished people to live beautiful lives and yet be ladies and gentlemen.
Stella Gibbons quotes: Like all really strong-minded women, on whom everybody flops, she adored being bossed about. It was so restful. Like all really strong-minded women, on whom everybody flops, she adored being bossed about. It was so restful.
Stella Gibbons quotes: Is there a rug?' she asked, hanging fire.'Nay. The sins burnin' in yer marrow will keep yer warm. Is there a rug?' she asked, hanging fire.
'Nay. The sins burnin' in yer marrow will keep yer warm.
Stella Gibbons quotes: Nature is all very well in her place, but she must not be allowed to make things untidy. Nature is all very well in her place, but she must not be allowed to make things untidy.
Stella Gibbons quotes: What a pleasant life could be had in this world by a handsome, sensible old lady of good fortune, blessed with a sound constitution and a firm will What a pleasant life could be had in this world by a handsome, sensible old lady of good fortune, blessed with a sound constitution and a firm will
Stella Gibbons quotes: To tidy up takes time, and she wants all her time for wolfing books... To tidy up takes time, and she wants all her time for wolfing books...
Stella Gibbons quotes: I saw something nasty in the woodshed. I saw something nasty in the woodshed.
Stella Gibbons quotes: There are some things (like first love and one's first reviews) at which a woman in her middle years does not care to look too closely. There are some things (like first love and one's first reviews) at which a woman in her middle years does not care to look too closely.
Stella Gibbons quotes: I do not object to the phenomena, but I do object to the parrot. I do not object to the phenomena, but I do object to the parrot.
Stella Gibbons quotes: ...though it was too true that life as she is lived has a way of being curiously different from life as described by novelists. ...though it was too true that life as she is lived has a way of being curiously different from life as described by novelists.