George MacDonald Quotes

Who is George MacDonald?

George MacDonald was a Scottish 19th century author, poet and Christian minister.

Born December 10, 1824
Died September 18, 1905

Books by George MacDonald

Best Quotes by George MacDonald

“A beast does not know that he is a beast, and the nearer a man gets to being a beast, the less he knows it.”

“It is by loving and not by being loved that one can come nearest to the soul of another.”

“To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.”

Lilith Quotes

“A man is as free as he chooses to make himself, never an atom freer.”


Wilfrid Cumbermede Quotes

“Certainly work is not always required of a man. There is such a thing as a sacred idleness, the cultivation of which is now fearfully neglected.”

Wilfrid Cumbermede

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“Whoever destroys a soul, it is considered as if he destroyed an entire world. And whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world.”

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