Thurid (Grettir’s Saga)


Grettir’s Saga  (anonymously-written Icelandic text, c. 14th century)

“Few things lead more certainly to misfortune than not being able to accept what is good.”

  • Spoken by the witch, Thurid, in chapter 78 of the anonymously written Grettir’s Saga (c. 14th century), translated by Jesse Byock (Oxford World’s Classics, 2009).

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