George Moore

George Moore

Irish writer

Lived from: 1852-1933

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: George Moore

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    A literary movement consists of five or six people who live in the same town and hate each other cordially.
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    A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
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    After all there is but one race - humanity.
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    Art must be parochial in the beginning to be cosmopolitan in the end.
    Source: Hail and Farewell (1911)
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    Everybody sets out to do something, and everybody does something, but no one does what he sets out to do.
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    Human nature is very perverse, and we only care to hear of another's happiness when we are the givers of it.
    Source: Epigrams of George Moore
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    Life is a rose that withers in the iron fist of dogma.
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    No place in England where everyone can go is considered respectable.
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    Reality can destroy the dream, why shouldn't the dream destroy reality?
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    Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell.
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    Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism.
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    The difficulty in life is the choice.
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    The poor would never be able to live at all if it were not for the poor.
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    There is nothing so consoling as to find one's neighbor's troubles are at least as great as one's own.
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