Facts about Thomas Hardy

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Thomas Hardy was a famous Novelist from England, who lived between June 2, 1840 and January 11, 1928. He/she became 87 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 34 quotes who is written / told by Thomas, under the main topic Family.

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Famous quotes by Thomas Hardy (34)


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"You was a good man, and did good things"
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"There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there"
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"There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound"
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"Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change"
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"The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes"
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"The sky was clear - remarkably clear - and the twinkling of all the stars seemed to be but throbs of one body, timed by a common pulse"
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"The resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible"
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"The offhand decision of some commonplace mind high in office at a critical moment influences the course of events for a hundred years"
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"The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him"
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"That man's silence is wonderful to listen to"
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"Some folk want their luck buttered"
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"Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art"
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"Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity"
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"Of course poets have morals and manners of their own, and custom is no argument with them"
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"No one can read with profit that which he cannot learn to read with pleasure"
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"My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own"
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"My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading"
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"Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle"
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"It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs"
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"If way to the better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst"
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"If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone"
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"I was court-martial in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence"
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"Give the enemy not only a road for flight, but also a means of defending it"
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"Fear is the mother of foresight"
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"Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity"
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"Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons"
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"Dialect words are those terrible marks of the beast to the truly genteel"
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"Cruelty is the law pervading all nature and society; and we can't get out of it if we would"
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"Aspect are within us, and who seems most kingly is king"
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"And yet to every bad there is a worse"
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"A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly"
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"A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible"
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"A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all"
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"I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on"


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