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Olive Schreiner Quotes

Olive Schreiner Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Olive Schreiner
Type:
Writer
Nationality:
South African
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    Everything has two sides - the outside that is ridiculous, and the inside that is solemn. Olive_SchreinerOlive Schreiner
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    How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper. Olive_SchreinerOlive Schreiner
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    It is finer to bring one noble human being into the world and rear it well... than to kill ten thousand. Olive_SchreinerOlive Schreiner
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    Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don't see it - but there is. Olive_SchreinerOlive Schreiner
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    No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted. Olive_SchreinerOlive Schreiner
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    Our fathers had their dreams; we have ours; the generation that follows will have its own. Without dreams and phantoms man cannot exist. Olive_SchreinerOlive Schreiner
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    Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it. Olive_SchreinerOlive Schreiner
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    Power! Did you ever hear of men being asked whether other souls should have power or not? It is born in them. Olive_SchreinerOlive Schreiner
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    There was never a great man who had not a great mother. Olive_SchreinerOlive Schreiner
  • 10
    We were equals once when we lay new-born babes on our nurse's knees. We will be equal again when they tie up our jaws for the last sleep. Olive_SchreinerOlive Schreiner