Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.
Quote by Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy Quotes
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...
My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and...
Yes; quaint and curious war is! You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met...
Why should a man's mind have been thrown into such close, sad, sensational, inexplicable relations...
Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending...
Pessimism is, in brief, playing the sure game. You cannot lose at it; you may...
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.
Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel.
Fear is the mother of foresight.
Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
And yet to every bad there is a worse.
A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.
The excessive regard of parents for their children, and their dislike of other people's is,...
War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading
Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of...
Some folk want their luck buttered.
The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences...
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving...
Aspect are within us, and who seems most kingly is king.