Craik quote misattributed to George Eliot

of feeling safe with a person (a quote by George Eliot)

"Oh, the comfort - the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person - having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away".  ~Dinah Craik, A Life for a Life, 1859

Triptych art is made up of three panels that are intended to be displayed together. A triptych is from a Greek adjective meaning “three-fold”.

... and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.

and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away. This is so beautiful!

But oh! the blessing it is to have a friend to whom one can speak fearlessly on any subject; with whom one's deepest as well as one's most foolish thoughts come out simply and safely. Oh, the comfort - the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person - having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them,... (Dinah Craik) #quotes #quote #quotations…

Dinah Craik quotes - But oh! the blessing it is to have a friend to whom one can speak fearlessly on any subject; with whom one's deepest as well as one's most foolish thoughts come out simply and safely. Oh, the comfort - the inexpressible comfort.

Keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.  Dinah M. Craik

Keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. Dinah M Craik

Oh, the comfort - the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person - having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away. ~Dinah Craik, A Life for a Life, 1859

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.

“The inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person. Having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words but pouring them all right out just as they are. Chaff and grain together. Certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them keep what is worth keeping and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.” Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

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“Oh, the comfort – the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person – having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.” ~Dinah Craik

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Dinah M. Craik

"Keep what is worth keeping & with the breath of kindness blow the rest away."-Dinah M. Craik "Every day we have plenty of opportunities to get angry, stressed or offended. But what you're doing when you indulge these negative emotions is giving somethin

dinah+maria+mulock+craik+friendship | ... comfort... " Inspirational Friendship Quotation by Dinah Maria Craik

Inspirational Friendship Quote Art Print Featuring "Oh the comfort. " True Friends Quotation by Dinah Maria Craik

Beautiful sentiment. Dinah Craik poem from the book "a life for a life", not by George Eliot as oft quoted.

Dinah Craik poem from the book "a life for a life", not by George Eliot as oft quoted.

Dinah Maria Craik (1826-1887)

Dinah Maria Craik (1826-1887)

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts . . . but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. -ANNONYMOUS SHOSHONE TRIBAL MEMBER

“You cannot forget if you would those golden kisses all over the cheeks of the meadow, queerly called dandelions.

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thought nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.  —Dinah Craik (20 April 1826 - 12 October 1887)

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thought nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. —Dinah Craik (20 April 1826 - 12 October 1887)

Beautiful Quote re: Friendship:  Oh, the comfort — the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person — having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away. - Dinah Craik    http://roamer.ws/2013/01/01-friendship/

Dinah Craik - English novelist and poet.

"Oh the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are -- chaff and grain together -- certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away...." -- Dinah Craik

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