George Gissing

George Gissing

English novelist, social realist
I know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose
between the pages to be reminded of all sorts of things.More George Gissing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life, I fancy, would very often be insupportable, but for the luxury of self compassion.More George Gissing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Persistent prophecy is a familiar way of assuring the event.More George Gissing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In nothing more is the English genius for domesticity more notably declared than in the institution of this festival-almost one may call it-of afternoon tea...the mere chink of cups and saucers tunes the mind to happy repose.More George Gissing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I am much better employed from every point of view, when I live solely for my own satisfaction, than when I begin to worry about the world. The world frightens me, and a frightened man is no good for anything.More George Gissing quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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