Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel.
Quote by Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy Quotes
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure.
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that...
The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to...
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving...
War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading
Of course poets have morals and manners of their own, and custom is no argument...
Yes; quaint and curious war is! You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met...
If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let...
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in a language which is...
Some folk want their luck buttered.
You was a good man, and did good things.
Had other aims than my delight.
A love without indiscretion is no lover at all.
The excessive regard of parents for their children, and their dislike of other people's is,...
Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far...
You can do anything with bayonets except sit on them.