George Meredith Quotes

Most popular George Meredith Quotes

Caricature is rough truth.
Kissing don't last: cookery do!
— George Meredith

cooking

The well of true wit is truth itself.
— George Meredith
Memoirs ... the backstairs of history.

autobiography

Woman will be the last thing civilized by Man.
— George Meredith

women

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

prayer

I listened as she poured a little social sewage into his ears.
— George Meredith

gossip

The truth! The many eyes that look on it! The diverse things they see.
— George Meredith
Ah, what a dusty answer gets the soul
When hot for certainties in this our life!
— George Meredith

answers certainty

Earth knows no desolation. She smells regeneration in the moist breath of decay.
— George Meredith
It seems to me that cynics are only happy in making the world as barren to others as they have made it for themselves.

cynics