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  • There is nothing the body suffers the soul may not profit by.
    (George Meredith)

  • . . . the world prefers decorum to honesty.
    (George Meredith)

  • Sweet dove,
    Your sleep is pure.
    (George Meredith, "")

  • Swift doth young Love flee,
    And we stand wakened, shivering from our dream.
    (George Meredith, "")

  • Pluck out the eyes of pride!
    (George Meredith, "")


  • Lowly, with a broken neck, The crocus lays her cheek to mire.
    (George Meredith)

  • Cynicism is intellectual dandyism without the coxcomb's feathers.
    (George Meredith)

  • Cultivated men and women who do not skim the cream of life, and are attached to the duties, yet escape the harder blows, make acute and balanced observers
    (George Meredith)

  • A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.
    (George Meredith)

  • Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose.
    (George Meredith)

  • Don't just count your years, make your years count.
    (George Meredith)

  • We are the lords of life, and life is warm.
    (George Meredith, "")

  • More brain, O Lord, more brain!
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  • Our tragedy, is it alive or dead?
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  • I looked for peace, and thought it near.
    (George Meredith, "")


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