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George MacDonald

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To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.

— George MacDonald

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Her heart - like every heart, if only its fallen sides were cleared away - was an inexhaustible fountain of love: she loved everything she saw.

— George MacDonald

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Work is not always required. There is such a thing as sacred idleness.

— George MacDonald

#meditation #solitude #mac

Doing the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about His plans.

— George MacDonald

#god-s-will #mac

All that is not God is death.

— George MacDonald

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As you grow ready for it, somewhere or other you will find what is needful for you in a book.

— George MacDonald

#fate #reading #mac

A man is as free as he chooses to make himself, never an atom freer.

— George MacDonald


You thought you were going to be made into a decent little cottage: but He is building a palace. He intends to come and live in it himself. (Quoted by C.S.Lewis in Mere Christianity)

— George MacDonald


Annihilation itself is no death to evil. Only good where evil was, is evil dead. An evil thing must live with its evil until it chooses to be good. That alone is the slaying of evil.

— George MacDonald

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The best preparation for the future, is the present well seen to, and the last duty done.

— George MacDonald

#the-future #inspirational

About George MacDonald

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MacDonald grew up in the Congregational Church with an atmosphere of Calvinism. He took his degree at the University of Aberdeen and then went to London studying at Highbury College for the Congregational ministry. His father a farmer was one of the MacDonalds of Glen Coe and a direct descendant of one of the families that suffered in the massacre of 1692.

He is now known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy works and their influence on later authors such as W. K. S.

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