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George Meredith

Data de nascimento: 12. Fevereiro 1828
Data de falecimento: 18. Maio 1909

George Meredith foi poeta e escritor inglês.

Photo: George Frederic Watts / Public domain

Citações George Meredith

„O gênio faz o que é preciso e o talento faz o que pode.“

—  George Meredith

The genius does what it takes and talent does what it can
fontes: "Last Words of a Sensitive Second-Rate Poet" (1868); Revista Caras http://www.caras.com.br, Edição de Terça-feira, 17 de outubro de 2006.

„A ação tanto é a vida da alma como do corpo.“

—  George Meredith

Variante: A acção tanto é a vida da alma como do corpo.

„A witty woman is a treasure; a witty beauty is a power.“

—  George Meredith, livro Diana of the Crossways

Ch. 1 http://books.google.com/books?id=pDlxjZ-z-woC&q=%22A+witty+woman+is+a+treasure+a+witty+beauty+is+a+power%22&pg=PA2#v=onepage.
Fonte: Diana of the Crossways http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4470/4470.txt (1885)

„I expect that Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man.“

—  George Meredith, livro The Ordeal of Richard Feverel

Fonte: The Ordeal of Richard Feverel http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4412/4412.txt (1859), Ch. 1.

„What a woman thinks of women is the test of her nature.“

—  George Meredith

Fonte: Diana of the Crossways http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4470/4470.txt (1885), Ch. 1.

„"How divine is utterance!" she said. "As we to the brutes, poets are to us."“

—  George Meredith

Fonte: Diana of the Crossways http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4470/4470.txt (1885), Ch. 16.

„Cynicism is intellectual dandyism.“

—  George Meredith

Fonte: The Egoist http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext99/egost11.txt (1879), Ch. 7.

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„See ye not, Courtesy
Is the true Alchemy,
Turning to gold all it touches and tries?“

—  George Meredith

The Song of Courtesy https://www.gutenberg.org/files/1381/1381-h/1381-h.htm#page129, IV (1859).

„Who rises from prayer a better man, his prayer is answered.“

—  George Meredith

Ch. 12 http://books.google.com/books?id=n2g-AAAAYAAJ&q=%22Who+rises+from+prayer+a+better+man+his+prayer+is+answered%22&pg=PA75#v=onepage.
The Ordeal of Richard Feverel http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4412/4412.txt (1859)

„God's rarest blessing is, after all, a good woman!“

—  George Meredith

Fonte: The Ordeal of Richard Feverel http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4412/4412.txt (1859), Ch. 33.

„Kissing don't last; cookery do!“

—  George Meredith

Fonte: The Ordeal of Richard Feverel http://www.gutenberg.org/files/4412/4412.txt (1859), Ch. 28.

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