Ivy Compton-Burnett Quote

"Time has too much credit," said Bridget. "I never agree with the compliments paid to it. It is not a great healer. It is an indifferent and perfunctory one. Sometimes it does not heal at all. And sometimes when it seems to, no healing has been necessary."


Darkness and Day (London: Victor Gollancz, [1951] 1974) p. 216.

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Time has too much credit, said Bridget. I never agree with the compliments paid to it. It is not a great healer. It is an indifferent and perfunctory ...

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Time has too much credit, said Bridget. I never agree with the compliments paid to it. It is not a great healer. It is an indifferent and perfunctory ...

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Time has too much credit, said Bridget. I never agree with the compliments paid to it. It is not a great healer. It is an indifferent and perfunctory ...

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Time has too much credit, said Bridget. I never agree with the compliments paid to it. It is not a great healer. It is an indifferent and perfunctory ...