Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel.
Quote by Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy Quotes
Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of...
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly...
Fear is the mother of foresight.
Some folk want their luck buttered.
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that...
If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let...
Of course poets have morals and manners of their own, and custom is no argument...
My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in a language which is...
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure...
Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.
A love without indiscretion is no lover at all.
Aspect are within us, and who seems most kingly is king.
I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on.
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
I have been looking for god for fifty years and I think if he had...
Pessimism is, in brief, playing the sure game. You cannot lose at it; you may...
Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences...
A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.