If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone.
Quote by Thomas Hardy
A love without indiscretion is no lover at all.
Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel.
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far...
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in a language which is...
Some day my boat will come in, and with my luck I'll be at the...
Had other aims than my delight.
The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences...
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.
A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all.
Of course poets have morals and manners of their own, and custom is no argument...
The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to...
Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far...
My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and...
The excessive regard of parents for their children, and their dislike of other people's is,...
That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.
No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure.
Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of...