The best Quotes by George MacDonald

The best Quotes by George MacDonald

George MacDonald (10 December 1824 – 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian Congregational minister.

To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.
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How strange this fear of death is! We are never frightened at a sunset.
The principle part of faith is patience.
It is not in the nature of politics that the best men should be elected. The best men do not want to govern their fellowmen.
Attitudes are more important than facts.

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There's no death for those who don't fear it.
Death is so close, always, a breath away, so perhaps it was wise to introduce children to that concept at an early age.
Have you no hope at all? And do you really live with the thought that when you die, you die, and nothing remains?" "Yes," I said.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
It's odd, isn't it? People die everyday and the world goes on like nothing happened.
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We figure out what death means when we're born, practically, and we live our whole lives in some kind of weird denial about it.
Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome.
What happens after you die? Lots of things happen after you die - they just don't involve you.
The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love.
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It's not the pace of life I mind. It's the sudden stop at the end.
The one who lives in the memories of his loved ones can't be dead; dead is only who's forgotten.
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Deny death, and you deny life.
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You might be a king or a little street sweeper, but sooner or later you dance with the reaper.
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Death can be the greatest opportunity of your life.
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I'm not afraid of dying I just don't want to be there when it happens.
Death is what gives life meaning. To know your days are numbered. Your time is short.
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In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Facing your own mortality forces you to re-evaluate your priorities.
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When you know death comes soon, you look around things more close.
Ngoc Lan Tran in Downsizing
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You know, you come from nothing, you're going back to nothing. What have you lost? Nothing!
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From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.
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Your failure to understand that there are things much worse than death has always been your greatest weakness.
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Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
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The life of the dead is placed in the memory of the living.
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Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
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For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.
We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
I'll tell you what I know about death, Camille. Death dances silently in everyone's shadow, and she doesn't give a damn. So why give a damn about her?
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You only live twice:
Once when you are born
And once when you look death in the face
Ian Fleming in James Bond - You Only Live Twice
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After all, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.
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There's always that one person, that will always have your heart. That one person for me is you.
Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.
Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you're on the journey. But you've got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.
For a woman to be able to dominate and also be feminine and soft, that's a talent. And its not all about appearance. A woman who has a brain, who is street-smart and book-smart, that woman is very, very sexy to me.
Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.
The best present a man can give a woman is his undivided attention.
You are who you are, and in the end, If you don't believe it then no one will.
I like a woman who takes care of herself - it says something about the way she'll care for me.
Success is measured by personal happiness.
Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you're with an individual who isn't moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain't going to work.
You either evolve or dissolve.
I tried football and got my ass beat. I tried baseball, and the ball knocked out one of my teeth.
I'm a flamboyant type of guy, a cooler version of Liberace.
We all possess exactly what we need to be our greatest selves.
The more youth begin to recognize that they have a voice, the more change is possible.

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