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Vera Brittain Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Vera Brittain quotes: Few things are more rewarding than a child's open uncalculating devotion. Few things are more rewarding than a child's open uncalculating devotion.
Vera Brittain quotes: The best prose is written by authors who see their universe with a poet's eyes. The best prose is written by authors who see their universe with a poet's eyes.
Vera Brittain quotes: At college, more than anywhere else, one was likely to make the friendships that supported one through life. At college, more than anywhere else, one was likely to make the friendships that supported one through life.
Vera Brittain quotes: There is a strange lack of dignity in conquest; the dull, uncomplaining endurance of defeat appears more worthy of congratulation. There is a strange lack of dignity in conquest; the dull, uncomplaining endurance of defeat appears more worthy of congratulation.
Vera Brittain quotes: Her mind was like a spring-tide in full flood; rich, shining, vigorous, and capable of infinite variety. Her mind was like a spring-tide in full flood; rich, shining, vigorous, and capable of infinite variety.
Vera Brittain quotes: The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructivesubstitute for war. The pacifist's task today is to find a method of helping and healing which provides a revolutionary constructive
substitute for war.
Vera Brittain quotes: There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see. There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see.
Vera Brittain quotes: College is a secluded life of scholastic vegetation College is a secluded life of scholastic vegetation
Vera Brittain quotes: The idea that it is necessary to go to a university in order to become a successful writer ... is one of those fantasies that surround authorship. The idea that it is necessary to go to a university in order to become a successful writer ... is one of those fantasies that surround authorship.
Vera Brittain quotes: Politics is the executive expression of human immaturity. Politics is the executive expression of human immaturity.
Vera Brittain quotes: An author who waits for the right 'mood' will soon find that 'moods' get fewer and fewer until they cease altogether. An author who waits for the right 'mood' will soon find that 'moods' get fewer and fewer until they cease altogether.
Vera Brittain quotes: When the Great War broke out, it came to me not as a superlative tragedy, but as an interruption of the most exasperating kind to my personal plans. When the Great War broke out, it came to me not as a superlative tragedy, but as an interruption of the most exasperating kind to my personal plans.
Vera Brittain quotes: However deep our devotion may be to parents or to children, it is our contemporaries alone with whom understanding is instinctive and entire. However deep our devotion may be to parents or to children, it is our contemporaries alone with whom understanding is instinctive and entire.
Vera Brittain quotes: We should never be at the mercy of Providence if only we understood that we ourselves are Providence. We should never be at the mercy of Providence if only we understood that we ourselves are Providence.
Vera Brittain quotes: Modern war and modern civilisation are utterly incompatible ... one or the other must go. Modern war and modern civilisation are utterly incompatible ... one or the other must go.
Vera Brittain quotes: [I] wondered if he was looking up at that same moon, far away, and thinking of me as I was thinking of him. [I] wondered if he was looking up at that same moon, far away, and thinking of me as I was thinking of him.
Vera Brittain quotes: Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession. Meek wifehood is no part of my profession; I am your friend, but never your possession.
Vera Brittain quotes: The joys of motherhood are not excessively apparent during the first few weeks of a baby's life. The joys of motherhood are not excessively apparent during the first few weeks of a baby's life.
Vera Brittain quotes: There seemed to be nothing left in the world, for I felt that Roland had taken with him all my future and Edward all my past. There seemed to be nothing left in the world, for I felt that Roland had taken with him all my future and Edward all my past.
Vera Brittain quotes: I know of no place where the wind can be as icy and the damp so penetrating as in Oxford round about Easter time. I know of no place where the wind can be as icy and the damp so penetrating as in Oxford round about Easter time.
Vera Brittain quotes: It never seems to occur to anybody that some women may not want to find husbands. It never seems to occur to anybody that some women may not want to find husbands.