Winifred Holtby Quotes (5 quotes)
“Disturbances in society are never more fearful than when those who are stirring up the trouble can use the pretext of religion to mask their true designs.”
Addition aux Pensées philosophiques (1770)
“There is not any memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.”
―James Branch Cabell
Jurgen, A Comedy of Justice (1919)
Worstward Ho (1983)
“Love, friendship and respect do not unite people as much as a common hatred for something.”
The Note-books of Anton Tchekhov (1921 edition), translated by Samuel Solomonovitch Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf, p. 13
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWinifred Holtby
Born: June 23, 1898
Died: September 29, 1935 (aged 37)
Bio: Winifred Holtby was an English novelist and journalist, best known for her novel South Riding about a Yorkshire community struggling with the Depression of the 1930s.