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Top 62 Schreiner Quotes

#1. The nations which have received and in any way dealt fairly and mercifully with the Jew have prospered, and the nations that have tortured and oppressed him have written out their own curse.

Olive Schreiner

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#2. No good work is ever done while the heart is hot and anxious and fretted.

Olive Schreiner

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#3. How hard it is to make your thoughts look anything but imbecile fools when you paint them with ink on paper.

Olive Schreiner

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#4. If the bird does like its cage, and does like its sugar and will not leave it, why keep the door so very carefully shut?

Olive Schreiner

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#5. They are called finishing-schools and the name tells accurately what they are. They finish everything.

Olive Schreiner

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#6. Wisdom never kicks at the iron walls it can't bring down.

Olive Schreiner

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#7. A word may become so defiled by bad use that it will take a century before it can be purifed, and brought into use again.

Olive Schreiner

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#8. This dirty little world full of confusion, and the blue rag, stretched overhead for a sky, is so low we could touch it with our hand.

Olive Schreiner

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#9. Ones real deathless wealth is all the beautiful souls one has seen and spiritually touched.

Olive Schreiner

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#10. Experience teaches us in a millennium what passion teaches us in an hour.

Olive Schreiner

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#11. Olive Schreiner is less a woman than a geographical fact. Just as one thinks of Egypt as a foreground for the Pyramids, so South Africa seems the setting of that warm, attractive, aggressive personality. Her work is far inferior to her.

Rebecca West

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#12. God said, 'When one man and one woman shine together, it makes the most perfect light.

Olive Schreiner

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#13. We have always borne part of the weight of war, and the major part ... Men have made boomerangs, bows, swords, or guns with which to destroy one another; we have made the men who destroyed and were destroyed! ... We pay the first cost on all human life.

Olive Schreiner

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#14. So age succeeds age, and dream succeeds dream, and of the joy of the dreamer no man knoweth but he who dreameth.
Our fathers had their dreams; we have ours; the generation that follows will have its own. Without dreams and phantoms man cannot exist.

Olive Schreiner

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#15. There are some of us who in after years say to Fate, 'Now deal us your hardest blow, give us what you will; but let us never again suffer as we suffered when we were children.' The barb in the arrow of childhood's suffering is this: its intense loneliness, its intense ignorance.

Olive Schreiner

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#16. We were equals once when we lay new-born babes on our nurse's knees. We will be equal again when they tie up our jaws for the last sleep.

Olive Schreiner

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#17. There is no door at which the hand of woman has knocked for admission into a new field of toil but there have been found on the other side the hands of strong and generous men eager to turn it for her, almost before she knocks.

Olive Schreiner

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#18. Genius has no limit of sex or race.

Olive Schreiner

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#19. The surest sign of fitness is success.

Olive Schreiner

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#20. We are a race of women that of old knew no fear and feared no death, and lived great lives and hoped great hopes; and if today some of us have fallen on evil and degenerate times, there moves in us yet the throb of the old blood.

Olive Schreiner

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#21. The brain works better if the hand works too.

Olive Schreiner

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#22. The troubles of the young are soon over; they leave no external mark. If you wound the tree in its youth the bark will quickly cover the gash; but when the tree is very old, peeling the bark off, and looking carefully, you will see the scar there still. All that is buried is not dead.

Olive Schreiner

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#23. I am always thirsting for beautiful, beautiful, beautiful music. I wish I could make it. Perhaps there isn't any music on earth like what I picture to myself.

Olive Schreiner

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#24. I think,' said Lyndall, 'that he is like a thorn-tree, which grows up very quietly, without any one's caring for it, and one day suddenly breaks out into yellow blossoms.

Olive Schreiner

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#25. The Story of an African Farm by Olive Schreiner.

Denise Scott Brown

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#26. The bees are very attentive to the flowers until their honey is done, and then they fly over them. I don't know if the flowers feel grateful to the bees, they are great fools if they do.

Olive Schreiner

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#27. No woman has the right to marry a man if she has to bend herself out of shape for him. She might wish to, but she could never be to him with all her passionate endeavor what the other woman could be to him without trying. Character will dominate over all and will come out at last.

Olive Schreiner

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#28. A child sees everything, looks straight at it, examines it, without any preconceived idea ...

Olive Schreiner

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#29. Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it.

Olive Schreiner

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#30. I am not in so great a hurry to put my neck beneath any man's foot; and I do not so greatly admire the crying of babies

Olive Schreiner

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#31. For those of us who have a ground of knowledge which we cannot transmit to outsiders, it is perhaps more profitable to act fearlessly than to argue.

Olive Schreiner

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#32. [O]nly the sea is like a human being ... always moving, always something deep in itself is stirring it. It never rests; it is always wanting, wanting, wanting. It hurries on; and then it creeps back slowly without having reached, moaning. It is always asking a question and it never gets the answer.

Olive Schreiner

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#33. If you are an artist, may no love of wealth or fame or admiration and no fear of blame or misunderstanding make you ever paint, with pen or brush, an ideal of external life otherwise than as you see it.

Olive Schreiner

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#34. Everything has two sides - the outside that is ridiculous, and the inside that is solemn.

Olive Schreiner

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#35. All things on earth have their price, and for truth we pay the dearest. We barter it for love and sympathy. The road to honour is paved with thorns; but on the path to truth, at every step you set your foot down on your heart.

Olive Schreiner

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#36. I think if I were dying and I heard of an act of injustice, it would start me up to a moment's life again.

Olive Schreiner

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#37. The meanest girl who dances and dresses becomes something higher when her children look up into her face and ask her questions. It is the only education we have and which they cannot take from us

Olive Schreiner

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#38. Her name is Truth. He who has once seen her never rests again. Till death he desires her." And the hunter cried: "Oh, tell me where I may find her." But the old man said: "You have not suffered enough," and went. Then

Olive Schreiner

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#39. Marriage for love is the most beautiful external symbol of the union of souls; marriage without it is the least clean traffic that defiles the world.

Olive Schreiner

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#40. Marriage has been a very rich and beautiful development of my life. Month by month as we live together we seem to come nearer to each other; and to feel a more complete fellowship. I do not feel that it in any way fetters or narrows my world:
it seems rather to enlarge it ...

Olive Schreiner

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#41. Power! Did you ever hear of men being asked whether other souls should have power or not? It is born in them.

Olive Schreiner

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#42. There was never a great man who had not a great mother.

Olive Schreiner

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#43. There are only two things that are absolute realities, love and knowledge, and you can't escape them.

Olive Schreiner

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#44. No woman who is a woman says of a human body, 'it is nothing' ... On this one point, and on this point alone, the knowledge of woman, simply as woman, is superior to that of man; she knows the history of human flesh; she knows its cost; he does not.

Olive Schreiner

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#45. I know there will be spring, as surely as the birds know it when they see above the snow two tiny, quivering green leaves. Spring cannot fail us.

Olive Schreiner

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#46. My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad.

Olive Schreiner

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#47. There's something so beautiful in coming on one's very inmost thoughts in another. In one way it is one of the greatest pleasures one has.

Olive Schreiner

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#48. Soul, what have I to do with you?

Olive Schreiner

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#49. The Last Supper is meant to picture not only the fulfillment of past promises of God and the present impending death of Jesus, but just as much the assured future of an even greater meal in the coming kingdom of God.

Thomas R. Schreiner

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#50. Love, smoke and a cough cannot long be hid!

Olive Schreiner

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#51. I am a man who believes nothing, hopes nothing, fears nothing, feels nothing. I am beyond the pale of humanity [ ... ]

Olive Schreiner

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#52. Love that has been given to you is too sacred a thing to be talked of to anyone ... except just to the person who is like part of you and who will feel it as you do.

Olive Schreiner

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#53. We have been so blinded by thinking and feeling that we have never seen the World.

Olive Schreiner

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#54. Marriage for love is the beautifulest external symbol of the union of souls, marriage without it is the uncleanliest traffic that defiles the world.

Olive Schreiner

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#55. It is finer to bring one noble human being into the world and rear it well ... than to kill ten thousand.

Olive Schreiner

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#56. [Finishing schools] are nicely adapted machines for experimenting on the question, "Into how little space a human being can be crushed?" I have seen some souls so compressed that they would have fitted into a small thimble, and found room to move ...

Olive Schreiner

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#57. The Lord's sovereignty over Israel is not an abstract concept. He speaks to the will of Israel, summoning its people to follow him.

Thomas R. Schreiner

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#58. One has no right to form ideals of people, and then, because they don't justify them, become bitter.

Olive Schreiner

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#59. When Love and Life first meet, a radiant thing is born, without a shade. When the roads begin to roughen, when the shades begin to darken, when the days are hard, and the nights cold and long - then it begins to change.

Olive Schreiner

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#60. When the curtain falls no one is ready

Olive Schreiner

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#61. Men are like the earth and we are the moon; we turn always one side to them, and they think there is no other, because they don't see it - but there is.

Olive Schreiner

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#62. Why hate, and struggle, and fight? Let is be as it would.

Olive Schreiner

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