George Meredith Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old George Meredith quotes, George Meredith sayings, and George Meredith proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars. George Meredith
Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose. George Meredith
Passions spin the plot: We are betrayed by what is false within. George Meredith
She poured a little social sewage into his ears. George Meredith
A human act once set in motion flows on forever to the great account. Our deathlessness is in what we do, not in what we are. George Meredith
The well of true wit is truth itself. George Meredith
Perfect simplicity is unconsciously audacious. George Meredith
Observation is the most enduring of the pleasures of life. George Meredith
A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power. George Meredith
A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power. George Meredith
Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself. George Meredith
Rich labour is the struggle to be wise / While we make sure the struggle cannot cease. / Else better were it in some bower of peace George Meredith
When I had shed my glad year's leaf, / I did believe I stood alone, / Till that great company of Grief / Taught me to know this craving heart / For not my own. George Meredith
Our fitful heart a wild reflection views. George Meredith
She heard the snuffle of hypocrisy in her prayer. She had to cease to pray. George Meredith
God's rarest blessing is, after all, a good woman! George Meredith
Young love hung dim, yet quivering round him threw / Beams of fresh fire, while Beauty waned and bowed. / Scorn Love, and dread the doom for you. George Meredith
A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power. George Meredith
Those stiffened limbs, that swollen face, - / Pollution's last and best embrace, / Will call, as such a picture can, / For retribution upon man. George Meredith