It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.

-Ellen Glasgow
Ellen Glasgow

I agree with every word you write, and I can prove this in no better way than by taking your advice from beginning to end.

Ellen Glasgow
The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions. Ellen Glasgo
Ellen Glasgow

For me, the novel is experience illumined by imagination ...

Ellen Glasgow
The worst thing about war is that so many people enjoy it.
Ellen Glasgow

Nothingis so ungrateful as a rising generation; yet, if there is any faintest glimmer of light ahead of us in the present, itwas kindled by the intellectual fires that burned long before us.

Ellen Glasgow
He felt with the force of a revelation that to throw up the clods of earth manfully is as beneficent as to revolutionize the world. It was not the matter of the work, but the mind that went into it, that counted - and the man who was not content to do small things well would leave great things undone.
Ellen Glasgow

Insolent youth rides, now, in the whirlwind. For those modern iconoclasts who are without culture possess, apparently, all the courage.

Ellen Glasgow
The things I feared were not in the sky, but in the nature and in the touch of humanity. The cruelty of children . . . the blindness of the unpitiful - these were my terrors. But not the crash of thunder overhead, not the bolts of fire from the clouds.
Ellen Glasgow

There wouldn't be half as much fun in the world if it weren't for children and men, and there ain't a mite of difference between them under the skins.

Ellen Glasgow
What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens. Ellen Gla