Gerald Griffin Quotes (9 quotes)
“A place in thy memory, dearest,
Is all that I claim;
To pause and look back when thou hearest
The sound of my name.”
A Place in thy Memory, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
“When, like the rising day,
Love sends his early ray,
What makes his dawning glow
Changeless through joy and woe?
Only the constant know!—
Eileen Aroon, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
“Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in that grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.”
The Strenuous Life: Essays and Addresses (1900), Speech to Hamilton Club, Chicago, Ill., 10 Apr. 1899
“Being an artist means ceasing to take seriously that very serious person we are when we are not an artist.”
―Jose Ortega y Gasset
The Dehumanization of Art (1948)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGerald Griffin
Born: December 12, 1803
Died: June 12, 1840 (aged 36)
Bio: Gerald Griffin was an Irish novelist, poet and playwright.