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 George Gissing - “For it is the mind which creates the world about us, and, even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.”
 George Gissing - “It is familiarity with life that makes time speed quickly. When every day is a step in the unknown, as for children, the days are long with gathering of experience . . .”
 George Gissing - “Money is made at Christmas out of holly and mistletoe, but who save the vendors would greatly care if no green branch were procurable One symbol, indeed, has obscured all others--the minted round of metal. And one may safely say that, of all the ages since a coin first became the symbol of power, ours is that in which it yields to the majority of its possessors the poorest return in heart's contentment.”
 George Gissing - “For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather every sky has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.”
 George Gissing - “Persistent prophecy is a familiar way of assuring the event.”
 George Gissing - “That is one of the bitter curses of poverty it leaves no right to be generous.”
 George Gissing - “Flippancy, the most hopeless form of intellectual vice.”
 George Gissing - “Flippancy, the most hopeless form of intellectual vice . . .”
 George Gissing - “Time is money says the proverb, but turn it around and you get a precious truth. Money is time.”
 George Gissing - “It is the mind which creates the world around us, and even though we stand side by side in the same meadow, my eyes will never see what is beheld by yours, my heart will never stir to the emotions with which yours is touched.”
 George Gissing - “It is because nations tend towards stupidity and baseness that mankind moves so slowly it is because individuals have a capacity for better things that it moves at all.”
 George Gissing - “Literature nowadays is a trade. Putting aside men of genius, who may succeed by mere cosmic force, your successful man of letters is your skilful tradesman. He thinks first and foremost of the markets . . .”
 George Gissing - “Have the courage of your desire.”
 George Gissing - “Money is time. With money I buy for cheerful use the hours which otherwise would not in any sense be mine nay, which would make me their miserable bondsman.”
 George Gissing - “I know every book of mine by its smell, and I have but to put my nose between the pages to be reminded of all sorts of things.”
 George Gissing - “Blood is a cleansing and sanctifying thing, and the nation that regards it as the final horror has lost its manhood... there are many things more horrible than bloodshed, and slavery is one of them”
 George Gissing - “For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather, every sky has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.”
 George Gissing - “For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously.”
 George Gissing - “For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather every sky has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously”