Alice Meynell Quotes

A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back - it is already so far... view

By: Alice Meynell

The true colour of life is the colour of the body, the colour of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest colour of the unpublished blood... view

By: Alice Meynell

The true color of life is the color of the body, the color of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest color of the unpublished blood... view

By: Alice Meynell

The sense of humor has other things to do than to make itself conspicuous in the act of laughter... view

By: Alice Meynell

Spirit of place! It is for this we travel, to surprise its subtlety.. view

By: Alice Meynell

Our fathers valued change for the sake of its results.. view

By: Alice Meynell

Let a man turn to his own childhood - no further - if he will renew his sense of remoteness, and of the mystery of change... view

By: Alice Meynell

It is easy to replace man, and it will take no great time, when Nature has lapsed, to replace Nature... view

By: Alice Meynell

Happiness is not a matter of events.. view

By: Alice Meynell

If there is a look of human eyes that tells of perpetual loneliness, so there is also the familiar look that is the sign of perpetual crowds... view

By: Alice Meynell