The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
Quote by Thomas Hardy
The excessive regard of parents for their children, and their dislike of other people's is,...
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving...
Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of...
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...
A love without indiscretion is no lover at all.
Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel.
Aspect are within us, and who seems most kingly is king.
I have been looking for god for fifty years and I think if he had...
I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on.
A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been...
Yes; quaint and curious war is! You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met...
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfilment of that...
If way to the better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst.
One whose every goal is accomplished and every dream fulfilled, lives not as a man...
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
That man's silence is wonderful to listen to.
Some folk want their luck buttered.
It's lucky you're going so slowly, because you're going in the wrong direction
When it comes to luck, you make your own.