My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own
Quote by Thomas Hardy
My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending...
You can do anything with bayonets except sit on them.
The sky was clear - remarkably clear - and the twinkling of all the stars...
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure...
A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been...
Some folk want their luck buttered.
A love without indiscretion is no lover at all.
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfilment of that...
I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on.
The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far...
Why should a man's mind have been thrown into such close, sad, sensational, inexplicable relations...
The excessive regard of parents for their children, and their dislike of other people's is,...
No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure.
Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.
Yes; quaint and curious war is! You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met...
And yet to every bad there is a worse.
Aspect are within us, and who seems most kingly is king.