The best Quotes by Thomas Hardy

The best Quotes by Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, including the poetry of William Wordsworth.

To attract love, we run the risk of losing it.
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Why didn’t you tell me there was danger? Why didn’t you warn me? Ladies know what to guard against because they read novels that tell them these tricks.
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Fear is the mother of foresight.
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.
There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there.
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And yet to every bad there is a worse.
The main object of religion is not to get a man into heaven, but to get heaven into him.
Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.

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The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.
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Under the shadow of a stately Pile,
The dome of Florence, pensive and alone,
Nor giving heed to aught that passed the while,
I stood, and gazed upon a marble stone,
The laurelled Dante's favourite seat. A throne,
To begin, begin!
Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.
Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
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It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
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Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
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The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
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It's never too late to be, who you might have been.
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It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
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You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes, you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
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There's a lot of money to be made in scaring people.
Admitting your fears is the first and most difficult step in overcoming them.
It is not the strong or the smart that survive, but the ones who can bring about change.
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If you don't change with the times, the times are going to change you.
What the eye doesn't see and the mind doesn't know, doesn't exist.
Just as the eye was made to see colours, and the ear to hear sounds, so the human mind was made to understand.
Religion is dangerous because it allows human beings who don't have all the answers to think that they do.
Religion, to me, is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don't need.
Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.
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Monsieur, when a finger is pointing up to the sky, only a fool looks at the finger.
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We've all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.
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