If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone.
Quote by Thomas Hardy
You can do anything with bayonets except sit on them.
I have been looking for god for fifty years and I think if he had...
Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of...
And yet to every bad there is a worse.
If way to the better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst.
The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men...
I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on.
Fear is the mother of foresight.
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...
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in a language which is...
Some folk want their luck buttered.
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly...
My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.
Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending...
Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity.
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences...
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far...