The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible
Quote by Thomas Hardy
The sky was clear - remarkably clear - and the twinkling of all the stars...
If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let...
Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle.
You was a good man, and did good things.
A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been...
I have been looking for god for fifty years and I think if he had...
There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales...
Why should a man's mind have been thrown into such close, sad, sensational, inexplicable relations...
And yet to every bad there is a worse.
You can do anything with bayonets except sit on them.
If way to the better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst.
Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of...
Pessimism is, in brief, playing the sure game. You cannot lose at it; you may...
The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men...
A love without indiscretion is no lover at all.
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending...
That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.
Aspect are within us, and who seems most kingly is king.
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.