71 George Macdonald Quotes

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Alas! How easily things go wrong; a sigh too much or a kiss too long, and there follows a mist and a weeping rain, and life is never the same again.
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It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.
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Certainly work is not always required of a man. There is such a thing as a sacred idleness-the cultivation of which is now fearfully neglected.
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Friends, if we be honest with ourselves, we shall be honest with each other.
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Love is the opener as well as closer of eyes.
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There are thousands willing to do great things for one willing to do a small thing.
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I could never draw the line between meanness and dishonesty. What is mean, so far as I can see, slides by indistinguishable gradations into what is dishonest.
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Progress is the real cure for an over estimate of ourselves.
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To the dim and bewildered vision of humanity, God's care is more evident in some instances than in others; and upon such instances men seize, and call them providences. It is well that they can; but it would be gloriously better if they could believe that the whole matter is one grand providence.
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The best preparation for the future is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.
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My prayers, my God, flow from what I am not; I think Thy answers make me what I am.
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It is not by driving away our brother that we can be alone with God.
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One thing is clear to me, that no indulgence of passion destroys the spiritual nature so much as respectable selfishness.
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58
We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well.
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Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life.
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You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water - an inch deep and then the mud.
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Division has done more to hide Christ from the view of men than all the infidelity that has ever been spoken.
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One of the good things that come of a true marriage is, that there is one face on which changes come without your seeing them; or rather there is one face which you can still see the same, through all the shadows which years have gathered upon it.
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If, instead of a gem or even a flower, we could cast the gift of a lovely thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give.
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Trust to God to weave your thread into the great web, though the pattern shows it not yet.
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It is not the cares of today, but the cares of tomorrow, that weigh a man down. For the needs of today we have corresponding strength given. For the morrow we are told to trust. It is not ours yet. It is when tomorrow's burden is added to the burden of today that the weight is more than a man can bear.
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