Winifred Holtby Quotes

Top 27 wise famous quotes and sayings by Winifred Holtby

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Winifred Holtby quotes: Is this the final treachery of time, that the old become a burden upon the young? Is this the final treachery of time, that the old become a burden upon the young?
Winifred Holtby quotes: Everybody's tragedy is somebody's nuisance. Everybody's tragedy is somebody's nuisance.
Winifred Holtby quotes: Why haven't we seventy lives? One is no use. Why haven't we seventy lives? One is no use.
Winifred Holtby quotes: The only difficulty is to know what bits to choose and what to leave out. Novel-writing is not creation, it is selection. The only difficulty is to know what bits to choose and what to leave out. Novel-writing is not creation, it is selection.
Winifred Holtby quotes: Those who prepare for war get it. Those who prepare for war get it.
Winifred Holtby quotes: I advise nobody to drown sorrow in cocoa. It is bad for the figure and it does not alleviate the sorrow. I advise nobody to drown sorrow in cocoa. It is bad for the figure and it does not alleviate the sorrow.
Winifred Holtby quotes: The more I see of dogs, the more I like children. The more I see of dogs, the more I like children.
Winifred Holtby quotes: I am fierce for work. Without work I am nothing. I am fierce for work. Without work I am nothing.
Winifred Holtby quotes: No truth is strong enough to defeat a well-established legend. No truth is strong enough to defeat a well-established legend.
Winifred Holtby quotes: And not there, not there, not there,Your laughing face and your wind-blown hairLeave not even a ghost in the garden. And not there, not there, not there,
Your laughing face and your wind-blown hair
Leave not even a ghost in the garden.
Winifred Holtby quotes: I was born to be a spinster, and, by God, I'm going to spin. I was born to be a spinster, and, by God, I'm going to spin.
Winifred Holtby quotes: But questioning does not mean the end of loving, and loving does not mean the abnegation of intelligence But questioning does not mean the end of loving, and loving does not mean the abnegation of intelligence
Winifred Holtby quotes: Really, trees are nearly as important as men, and much better behaved. Really, trees are nearly as important as men, and much better behaved.
Winifred Holtby quotes: The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing The things that one most wants to do are the things that are probably most worth doing
Winifred Holtby quotes: A sense of humor is so handy, isn't it? It lets you see both sides of a question so that you never need do anything. A sense of humor is so handy, isn't it? It lets you see both sides of a question so that you never need do anything.
Winifred Holtby quotes: Youth knows no remedy for grief but death. Youth knows no remedy for grief but death.
Winifred Holtby quotes: It is the brevity of life which makes it tolerable; its experiences have value because they have an end. It is the brevity of life which makes it tolerable; its experiences have value because they have an end.
Winifred Holtby quotes: If we haven't a grouch against Fortune, we seem unable to avoid one against ourselves. If we haven't a grouch against Fortune, we seem unable to avoid one against ourselves.
Winifred Holtby quotes: Oh, lovely world,' thought Sarah, in love with life and all its varied richness. Oh, lovely world,' thought Sarah, in love with life and all its varied richness.
Winifred Holtby quotes: Most gay, conversational, careless, lovely city ... where one drinks golden Tokay until one feels most beautiful, and warm and loved - oh, Budapesth! Most gay, conversational, careless, lovely city ... where one drinks golden Tokay until one feels most beautiful, and warm and loved - oh, Budapesth!
Winifred Holtby quotes: What a strange distance there is between ill people and well ones. What a strange distance there is between ill people and well ones.
Winifred Holtby quotes: Go therefore, and do that which is within you to do. Take no heed of gestures that beckon you aside. Ask of no man permission to perform. Go therefore, and do that which is within you to do. Take no heed of gestures that beckon you aside. Ask of no man permission to perform.