Best Quotes by Mary Stewart (Top 10)

  1. Every life has a death, and every light a shadow. Be content to stand in the light, and let the shadow fall where it will.
  2. Perhaps loneliness had nothing to do with place or circumstance; perhaps it was in you; yourself. Perhaps, wherever you were, you took your little circle of loneliness with you...
  3. The gods only go with you if you put yourself in their path. And that takes courage.
  4. To remember love after long sleep; to turn again to poetry after a year in the market place, or to youth after resignation to drowsy and stiffening age; to remember what once you thought life could hold, after telling over with muddied and calculating fingers what it has offered; this is music, made after long silence. The soul flexes its wings, and, clumsy as any fledgling, tries the air again
  5. The essence of wisdom is to know when to be doing, and when it's useless even to try
  6. It does not do to neglect the gods of a place, whoever they may be. In the end, they are all one.
  7. Every man carries the seed of his own death, and you will not be more than a man. You will have everything; you cannot have more"側
  8. I suppose one gets to know men quickest by the things they take for granted.
  9. But I have noticed this about ambitious men, or men in power, that they fear even the slightest and least likely threat to it.
  10. I knew that I had turned my world back to cinders, sunk my lovely ship with my own stupid, wicked hands.

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