Quotations from Gilbert Parker

Quotations from Gilbert Parker

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> for comments questions or suggested additions to these extracts. D.W. CONTENTS Pierre and His People by G. Parker v1 [GP#02][gp02w10.txt]6074 Pierre and His People by G. Parker v2 [GP#03][gp03w10.txt]6075 Pierre and His People by G. Parker v3 [GP#04][gp04w10.txt]6076 Pierre and His People by G. Parker v4 [GP#05][gp05w10.txt]6077 Pierre and His People by G. Parker v5 [GP#06][gp06w10.txt]6078 Pierre and His People by Parker Complete [GP#07][gp07w10.txt]6079 Romany of the Snows by G. Parker v1 [GP#08][gp08w10.txt]6080 Romany of the Snows by G. Parker v2 [GP#09][gp09w10.txt]6081 Romany of the Snows by G. Parker v3 [GP#10][gp10w10.txt]6082 Romany of the Snows by G. Parker v4 [GP#11][gp11w10.txt]6083 Romany of the Snows by G. Parker v5 [GP#12][gp12w10.txt]6084 Romany of the Snows by Parker Complete [GP#13][gp13w10.txt]6085 Northern Lights by G. Parker v1 [GP#14][gp14w10.txt]6086 Northern Lights by G. Parker v2 [GP#15][gp15w10.txt]6087 Northern Lights by G. Parker v3 [GP#16][gp16w10.txt]6088 Northern Lights by G. Parker v4 [GP#17][gp17w10.txt]6089 Northern Lights by G. Parker v5 [GP#18][gp18w10.txt]6090 Northern Lights by Parker Complete [GP#19][gp19w10.txt]6091 Mrs. Falchion by G. Parker v1 [GP#20][gp20w10.txt]6092 Mrs. Falchion by G. Parker v2 [GP#21][gp21w10.txt]6093 Mrs. Falchion by Parker Complete [GP#22][gp22w10.txt]6094 Cumner & South Sea Folk by G. Parker v1 [GP#23][gp23w10.txt]6095 Cumner & South Sea Folk by G. Parker v2 [GP#24][gp24w10.txt]6096 Cumner & South Sea Folk by G. Parker v3 [GP#25][gp25w10.txt]6097 Cumner & South Sea Folk by G. Parker v4 [GP#26][gp26w10.txt]6098 Cumner & South Sea Folk by G. Parker v5 [GP#27][gp27w10.txt]6099 Cumner & South Sea by Parker Complete [GP#28][gp28w10.txt]6101 Valmond Came to Pontiac by G. Parker v1 [GP#29][gp29w10.txt]6102 Valmond Came to Pontiac by G. Parker v2 [GP#30][gp30w10.txt]6103 Valmond Came to Pontiac by G. Parker v3 [GP#31][gp31w10.txt]6104 Valmond to Pontiac by Parker Complete [GP#32][gp32w10.txt]6105 The Trail of the Sword by G. Parker v1 [GP#33][gp33w10.txt]6106 The Trail of the Sword by G. Parker v2 [GP#34][gp34w10.txt]6107 The Trail of the Sword by G. Parker v3 [GP#35][gp35w10.txt]6108 The Trail of the Sword by G. Parker v4 [GP#36][gp36w10.txt]6109 Trail of the Sword by Parker Complete [GP#37][gp37w10.txt]6110 Translation of a Savage by G. Parker v1 [GP#38][gp38w10.txt]6111 Translation of a Savage by G. Parker v2 [GP#39][gp39w10.txt]6112 Translation of a Savage by G. Parker v3 [GP#40][gp40w10.txt]6113 Translation of Savage by Parker Complete [GP#41][gp41w10.txt]6114 Pomp of the Lavilettes by G. Parker v1 [GP#42][gp42w10.txt]6115 Pomp of the Lavilettes by G. Parker v2 [GP#43][gp43w10.txt]6116 Pomp of Lavilettes by Parker Complete [GP#44][gp44w10.txt]6117 At Sign of the Eagle by G. Parker [GP#45][gp45w10.txt]6118 The Trespasser by G. Parker v1 [GP#46][gp46w10.txt]6119 The Trespasser by G. Parker v2 [GP#47][gp47w10.txt]6120 The Trespasser by G. Parker v3 [GP#48][gp48w10.txt]6121 The Trespasser by Parker Complete [GP#49][gp49w10.txt]6122 March of White Guard by G. Parker [GP#50][gp50w10.txt]6123 Seats of the Mighty by G. Parker v1 [GP#51][gp51w10.txt]6124 Seats of the Mighty by G. Parker v2 [GP#52][gp52w10.txt]6125 Seats of the Mighty by G. Parker v3 [GP#53][gp53w10.txt]6126 Seats of the Mighty by G. Parker v4 [GP#54][gp54w10.txt]6127 Seats of the Mighty by G. Parker v5 [GP#55][gp55w10.txt]6128 Seats of the Mighty by Parker Complete [GP#56][gp56w10.txt]6129 Battle Of The Strong by G. Parker v1 [GP#57][gp57w10.txt]6130 Battle Of The Strong by G. Parker v2 [GP#58][gp58w10.txt]6131 Battle Of The Strong by G. Parker v3 [GP#59][gp59w10.txt]6132 Battle Of The Strong by G. Parker v4 [GP#60][gp60w10.txt]6133 Battle Of The Strong by G. Parker v5 [GP#61][gp61w10.txt]6134 Battle Of The Strong by G. Parker v6 [GP#62][gp62w10.txt]6135 Battle Of The Strong by Parker Complete [GP#63][gp63w10.txt]6136 Lane Had No Turning by G. Parker v1 [GP#64][gp64w10.txt]6137 Lane Had No Turning by G. Parker v2 [GP#65][gp65w10.txt]6138 Lane Had No Turning by G. Parker v3 [GP#66][gp66w10.txt]6139 Lane Had No Turning by G. Parker v4 [GP#67][gp67w10.txt]6140 Lane Had No Turning by Parker Complete [GP#68][gp68w10.txt]6141 Parables Of A Province by G. Parker [GP#69][gp69w10.txt]6142 The Right Of Way by G. Parker v1 [GP#70][gp70w10.txt]6143 The Right Of Way by G. Parker v2 [GP#71][gp71w10.txt]6144 The Right Of Way by G. Parker v3 [GP#72][gp72w10.txt]6145 The Right Of Way by G. Parker v4 [GP#73][gp73w10.txt]6146 The Right Of Way by G. Parker v5 [GP#74][gp74w10.txt]6147 The Right Of Way by G. Parker v6 [GP#75][gp75w10.txt]6148 The Right Of Way by Parker Complete [GP#76][gp76w10.txt]6149 Michel And Angele by G. Parker v1 [GP#77][gp77w10.txt]6150 Michel And Angele by G. Parker v2 [GP#78][gp78w10.txt]6151 Michel And Angele by G. Parker v3 [GP#79][gp79w10.txt]6152 Michel And Angele by Parker Complete [GP#80][gp80w10.txt]6153 John Enderby by G. Parker [GP#81][gp81w10.txt]6154 Sorrow On The Sea by G. Parker [GP#82][gp82w10.txt]6155 Donovan Pasha &c by G. Parker v1 [GP#83][gp83w10.txt]6156 Donovan Pasha &c by G. Parker v2 [GP#84][gp84w10.txt]6157 Donovan Pasha &c by G. Parker v3 [GP#85][gp85w10.txt]6158 Donovan Pasha &c by G. Parker v4 [GP#86][gp86w10.txt]6159 Donovan Pasha &c by Parker Complete [GP#87][gp87w10.txt]6160 The Weavers by G. Parker v1 [GP#88][gp88w10.txt]6161 The Weavers by G. Parker v2 [GP#89][gp89w10.txt]6162 The Weavers by G. Parker v3 [GP#90][gp90w10.txt]6163 The Weavers by G. Parker v4 [GP#91][gp91w10.txt]6164 The Weavers by G. Parker v5 [GP#92][gp92w10.txt]6165 The Weavers by G. Parker v6 [GP#93][gp93w10.txt]6166 The Weavers by Parker Complete [GP#94][gp94w10.txt]6167 Embers (Poetry) by G. Parker v1 [GP#95][gp95w10.txt]6168 Embers (Poetry) by G. Parker v2 [GP#96][gp96w10.txt]6169 Embers (Poetry) by G. Parker v3 [GP#97][gp97w10.txt]6170 Embers (Poetry) by Parker Complete [GP#98][gp98w10.txt]6171 A Lover's Diary(Poetry) by G. Parker v1 [GP#99][gp99w10.txt]6172 A Lover's Diary(Poetry) by G. Parker v2 [GP100][gp10010.txt]6173 Lover's Diary(Poetry) by Parker Complete [GP101][gp10110.txt]6174 The Money Master by G. Parker v1 [GP102][gp10210.txt]6175 The Money Master by G. Parker v2 [GP103][gp10310.txt]6176 The Money Master by G. Parker v3 [GP104][gp10410.txt]6177 The Money Master by G. Parker v4 [GP105][gp10510.txt]6178 The Money Master by G. Parker v5 [GP106][gp10610.txt]6179 The Money Master by Parker Complete [GP107][gp10710.txt]6180 The World For Sale by G. Parker v1 [GP108][gp10810.txt]6181 The World For Sale by G. Parker v2 [GP109][gp10910.txt]6182 The World For Sale by G. Parker v3 [GP110][gp11010.txt]6183 The World For Sale by Parker Complete [GP111][gp11110.txt]6184 Never Know Your Luck by G. Parker v1 [GP112][gp11210.txt]6185 Never Know Your Luck by G. Parker v2 [GP113][gp11310.txt]6186 Never Know Your Luck by G. Parker v3 [GP114][gp11410.txt]6187 Never Know Your Luck by Parker Complete [GP115][gp11510.txt]6188 Wild Youth by G. Parker v1 [GP116][gp11610.txt]6189 Wild Youth by G. Parker v2 [GP117][gp11710.txt]6190 Wild Youth by Parker Complete [GP118][gp11810.txt]6191 No Defense by G. Parker v1 [GP119][gp11910.txt]6192 No Defense by G. Parker v2 [GP120][gp12010.txt]6193 No Defense by G. Parker v3 [GP121][gp12110.txt]6194 No Defense by Parker Complete [GP122][gp12210.txt]6195 Carnac's Folly by G. Parker v1 [GP123][gp12310.txt]6196 Carnac's Folly by G. Parker v2 [GP124][gp12410.txt]6197 Carnac's Folly by G. Parker v3 [GP125][gp12510.txt]6198 Carnac's Folly by Parker Complete [GP126][gp12610.txt]6199 The PG Works of Gilbert Parker Complete [GP127][gp12710.txt]6200 QUOTATIONS FROM THE NOVELS OF GILBERT PARKER PIERRE AND HIS PEOPLE by G. Parker v1 [GP#02][gp02w10.txt]6074 Awkward for your friends and gratifying to your enemies Carrying with him the warm atmosphere of a good woman's love Freedom is the first essential of the artistic mind I was born insolent Knowing that his face would never be turned from me Likenesses between the perfectly human and the perfectly animal Longed to touch oftener than they did the hands of children Meditation is the enemy of action My excuses were making bad infernally worse Nothing so good as courage nothing so base as the shifting eye She wasn't young but she seemed so The Barracks of the Free The gods made last to humble the pride of men--there was rum The soul of goodness in things evil Time is the test and Time will have its way with me Where I should never hear the voice of the social Thou must PIERRE AND HIS PEOPLE by G. Parker v2 [GP#03][gp03w10.txt]6075 Delicate revenge which hath its hour with every man Good is often an occasion more than a condition He does not love Pierre; but he does not pretend to love him It is not Justice that fills the gaols but Law It is not much to kill or to die--that is in the game Men and women are unwittingly their own executioners Noise is not battle She was beginning to understand that evil is not absolute The Government cherish the Injin much in these days PIERRE AND HIS PEOPLE by G. Parker v3 [GP#04][gp04w10.txt]6076 At first--and at the last--he was kind Courage; without which men are as the standing straw Evil is half-accidental half-natural Fascinating colour which makes evil appear to be good Had the luck together all kinds and all weathers Hunger for happiness is robbery If one remembers why should the other forget Instinct for detecting veracity having practised on both sides Mothers always forgive The higher we go the faster we live The Injin speaks the truth perhaps--eye of red man multipies The world is not so bad as is claimed for it Whatever has been was a dream; whatever is now is real You do not shout dinner till you have your knife in the loaf PIERRE AND HIS PEOPLE by G. Parker v4 [GP#05][gp05w10.txt]6077 Irishmen have gifts for only two things--words and women More idle than wicked Reconciling the preacher and the sinner as many another has PIERRE AND HIS PEOPLE by G. Parker v5 [GP#06][gp06w10.txt]6078 An inner sorrow is a consuming fire Philosophy which could separate the petty from the prodigious Remember your own sins before you charge others PIERRE AND HIS PEOPLE by Parker Complete [GP#07][gp07w10.txt]6079 An inner sorrow is a consuming fire At first--and at the last--he was kind Awkward for your friends and gratifying to your enemies Carrying with him the warm atmosphere of a good woman's love Courage; without which men are as the standing straw Delicate revenge which hath its hour with every man Evil is half-accidental half-natural Fascinating colour which makes evil appear to be good Freedom is the first essential of the artistic mind Good is often an occasion more than a condition Had the luck together all kinds and all weathers He does not love Pierre; but he does not pretend to love him Hunger for happiness is robbery I was born insolent If one remembers why should the other forget Instinct for detecting veracity having practised on both sides Irishmen have gifts for only two things--words and women It is not Justice that fills the gaols but Law It is not much to kill or to die--that is in the game Knowing that his face would never be turned from me Likenesses between the perfectly human and the perfectly animal Longed to touch oftener than they did the hands of children Meditation is the enemy of action Men and women are unwittingly their own executioners More idle than wicked Mothers always forgive My excuses were making bad infernally worse Noise is not battle Nothing so good as courage nothing so base as the shifting eye Philosophy which could separate the petty from the prodigious Reconciling the preacher and the sinner as many another has Remember your own sins before you charge others She was beginning to understand that evil is not absolute She wasn't young but she seemed so The soul of goodness in things evil The Injin speaks the truth perhaps--eye of red man multipies The Government cherish the Injin much in these days The gods made last to humble the pride of men--there was rum The higher we go the faster we live The Barracks of the Free The world is not so bad as is claimed for it Time is the test and Time will have its way with me Whatever has been was a dream; whatever is now is real Where I should never hear the voice of the social Thou must You do not shout dinner till you have your knife in the loaf ROMANY OF THE SNOWS by G. Parker v1 [GP#08][gp08w10.txt]6080 A human life he held to be a trifle in the big sum of time Fear of one's own wife is the worst fear in the world He never saw an insult unless he intended to avenge it Liars all men may be but that's wid wimmin or landlords Men are like dogs--they worship him who beats them She valued what others found useless Women are half saints half fools ROMANY OF THE SNOWS by G. Parker v2 [GP#09][gp09w10.txt]6081 Bad turns good sometimes when you know the how How can you judge the facts if you don't know the feeling? Put the matter on your own hearthstone ROMANY OF THE SNOWS by G. Parker v3 [GP#10][gp10w10.txt]6082 Advantage to live where nothing was required of her but truth Don't be too honest Every shot that kills ricochets Not good to have one thing in the head all the time Remember the sorrow of thine own wife Secret of life: to keep your own commandments She had not suffered that sickness social artifice Some people are rough with the poor--and proud They whose tragedy lies in the capacity to suffer greatly Think with the minds of twelve men and the heart of one woman Youth hungers for the vanities ROMANY OF THE SNOWS by G. Parker v4 [GP#11][gp11w10.txt]6083 Have you ever felt the hand of your own child in yours Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy Solitude fixes our hearts immovably on things When a man laugh in the sun and think nothing of evil ROMANY OF THE SNOWS by G. Parker v5 [GP#12][gp12w10.txt]6084 All humour in him had a strain of the sardonic In her heart she never can defy the world as does a man Some wise men are fools one way or another ROMANY OF THE SNOWS by Parker Complete [GP#13][gp13w10.txt]6085 A human life he held to be a trifle in the big sum of time Advantage to live where nothing was required of her but truth All humour in him had a strain of the sardonic Bad turns good sometimes when you know the how Don't be too honest Every shot that kills ricochets Fear of one's own wife is the worst fear in the world Have you ever felt the hand of your own child in yours He never saw an insult unless he intended to avenge it How can you judge the facts if you don't know the feeling? In her heart she never can defy the world as does a man Liars all men may be but that's wid wimmin or landlords Memory is man's greatest friend and worst enemy Men are like dogs--they worship him who beats them Not good to have one thing in the head all the time Put the matter on your own hearthstone Remember the sorrow of thine own wife Secret of life: to keep your own commandments She valued what others found useless She had not suffered that sickness social artifice Solitude fixes our hearts immovably on things Some people are rough with the poor--and proud Some wise men are fools one way or another They whose tragedy lies in the capacity to suffer greatly Think with the minds of twelve men and the heart of one woman When a man laugh in the sun and think nothing of evil Women are half saints half fools Youth hungers for the vanities NORTHERN LIGHTS by G. Parker v1 [GP#14][gp14w10.txt]6086 Even bad company's better than no company at all Future of those who will not see because to see is to suffer I like when I like and I like a lot when I like It ain't for us to say what we're goin' to be not always Things in life git stronger than we are We don't live in months and years but just in minutes NORTHERN LIGHTS by G. Parker v2 [GP#15][gp15w10.txt]6087 I don't think. I'm old enough to know Knew when to shut his eyes and when to keep them open Nothing so popular for the moment as the fall of a favourite That he will find the room empty where I am not The temerity and nonchalance of despair NORTHERN LIGHTS by G. Parker v3 [GP#16][gp16w10.txt]6088 Being a man of very few ideas he cherished those he had Self-will self-pride and self-righteousness were big in him Tyranny of the little man given a power NORTHERN LIGHTS by G. Parker v4 [GP#17][gp17w10.txt]6089 Babbling covers a lot of secrets Beneath it all there was a little touch of ridicule What'll be the differ a hundred years from now NORTHERN LIGHTS by G. Parker v5 [GP#18][gp18w10.txt]6090 Don't go at a fence till you're sure of your seat The real business of life is trying to understand each other You've got blind rashness and so you think you're bold NORTHERN LIGHTS by Parker Complete [GP#19][gp19w10.txt]6091 Babbling covers a lot of secrets Being a man of very few ideas he cherished those he had ...