A Gathering of Days Quotes

Joan W. Blos
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"Father believes, as he’s often said, that man’s intelligence is given to him that he may distinguish right from wrong, and knowing right, may do so. Some think him too severe in this. It is not that, it is honor." (I paragraph 11)

"Whoever he is, he’s cold and needs us to help him, Cath. Who are we to judge?" (III paragraph 24)

"It requires but little discernment to discover the imperfections of others; but much humility to acknowledge our own." (V paragraph 31)

"Skin soon cools," he said with a shrug, "and I had rather accept a beating than, by my denial, risk another's life." (V paragraph 33)

"Silence followed the story’s end – the part when they are poor again, she having wished too high. In secret did I remember, then, that I myself had oft longed for wealth without the dint of labour. I am glad to have been set right by Father’s gentle instruction..." (XIV paragraph 110)

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