Quote Of The Day

“If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel’s heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies

on the other side of silence. As it is, the quickest of us walk about well wadded with stupidity”.

(Middlemarch Chapter XX, http://www.victorianlondon.org/etexts/eliot/middlemarch-0020.shtml).

4 thoughts on “Quote Of The Day

    1. drewdog2060drewdog2060 Post author

      Thanks for your comment. I’m glad you liked the quote. I would love to know what you think of Middlemarch when you have had the opportunity to read it. I read it as one of my A-Level texts and intend to re-read it soon. The quote in the post has stuck with me over the years. Best. Kevin

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