1. About folly

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about folly

Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.

2. About evil

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about evil

How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly.

3. About prejudice

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about prejudice

I know you despise me; allow me to say, it is because you do not understand me.

4. About jealousy

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about jealousy

Margaret was not a ready lover, but where she loved she loved passionately, and with no small degree of jealousy.

5. About love

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about love

Oh, Mr. Thornton, I am not good enough!”Not good enough! Don’t mock my own deep feeling of unworthiness.

6. About affection

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about affection

There is nothing like wounded affection for giving poignancy to anger.

7. About future

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about future

But the future must be met, however stern and iron it be.

8. About humor

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about humor

I’ll not listen to reason… reason always means what someone else has got to say.

9. About elizabeth-gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about elizabeth-gaskell

He loved her, and would love her; and defy her, and this miserable bodily pain.

10. About new-things

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about new-things

He is my first olive: let me make a face while I swallow it.

11. About elizabeth-gaskell

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about elizabeth-gaskell

Oh, I can’t describe my home. It is home, and I can’t put its charm into words

12. About beauty

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about beauty

The French girls would tell you, to believe that you were pretty would make you so.

13. About sadness

Elizabeth Gaskell quote about sadness

No one loves me, – no one cares for me, but you, mother.

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