Reality can destroy the dream; why shouldn't the dream destroy reality?

— George Moore

The most controversy George Moore quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.


The difficulty in life is the choice.


There is nothing so consoling as to find one's neighbor's troubles are at least as great as one's own.


Remorse: beholding heaven and feeling hell.


No place in England where everyone can go is considered respectable.


After all there is but one race -- humanity.


A literary movement consists of five or six people who live in the same town and hate each other cordially.


Everybody sets out to do something, and everybody does something, but no one does what he sets out to do.


The poor would never be able to live at all if it were not for the poor.


The hours I spend with you I look upon as sort of a perfumed garden, a dim twilight, and a fountain singing to it... you and you alone make me feel that I am alive. Other men it is said have seen angels, but I have seen thee and thou art enough.


Taking something from one man and making it worse is plagiarism.

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