Rose Macaulay Quotes

Rose Macaulay Quotes: Decades have a delusive edge to them. They are not, of course, really periods at all, except as any other ten years may be. But we, looking at them, are caught by the different name each bears, and give them different attributes, and tie labels on them, as if they were flowers in a border.
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Rose Macaulay Quote: The poet has to make a synthesis out of the moral life of our time, and this life is lived at this moment on a political plane.
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Quotes about Rose Macaulay: At the worst, a house unkept cannot be so distressing as a life unlived.
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Quote about Rose Macaulay: One should, I think, always give children money, for they will spend it for themselves far more profitably than we can ever spend it for them.
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Rose Macaulay Sayings: Life, for all its agonies...is exciting and beautiful, amusing and artful and endearing...and whatever is to come after it -- we shall not have this life again.
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Rose Macaulay Saying: How far does one combine resistance to over-control with social justice, i.e. tolerable living for people in general? We are too selfish to be trusted, if left free, to give away enough to make people comfortable enough to give them a chance. Yet if all this is ordered for us, as to some extent it has to be, it so soon leads to tyranny. It is a very difficult problem. If only human beings had more pity, unselfishness, and justice and didn't need coercion to treat each other decently.
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Sayings about Rose Macaulay: Giving is not at all interesting; but receiving is, there is no doubt about it, delightful.
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Saying about Rose Macaulay: If words are to change their meanings, as assuredly they are, let each user of language make such changes as please himself, put up his own suggestions, and let the best win.
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Rose Macaulay Quotes: The great and recurrent question about Abroad is, is it worth the trouble of getting there?
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Rose Macaulay Quote: Another sad comestive truth is that the best foods are the products of infinite and wearying trouble. The trouble need not be taken by the consumer, but someone, ever since the Fall, has had to take it.
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Quotes about Rose Macaulay: So they left the subject and played croquet, which is a very good game for people who are annoyed with one another, giving many opportunities for venting rancor.
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