Ellen Glasgow
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"Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow" was an American novelist who portrayed the changing world of the contemporary south.

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No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern; no idea is so modern that it will not someday be antiquated.

Though it sounds absurd, it is true to say I felt younger at sixty than I felt at twenty.

Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted.

No idea is so antiquated that it was not once modern. No idea is so modern that it will not some day be antiquated...to seize the flying thought before it escapes us is our only touch with reality.

As far back as I remember, long before I could write, I had played at making stories. But not until I was seven or more, did I begin to pray every night, "O God, let me write books! Please, God, let me write books!"

The only difference between a rut and a grave are the dimensions.

Women like to sit down with trouble - as if it were knitting.

It is lovely, when I forget all birthdays, including my own, to find that somebody remembers me.

There wouldn't be half as much fun in the world if it weren't for children and men, and there ain't a mite of difference between them under the skins.

No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it, no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless as the piles of dry dust in a school history book.