John Galsworthy

1867 - 1933

A Quote by John Galsworthy on life

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It's not life that counts but the fortitude you bring into it.

John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933)

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A Quote by John Galsworthy on action, force, thought, and unhappiness

A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.

John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933)

Source: The Forsyte Saga, 1922.

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A Quote by John Galsworthy

One's eyes are what one is, one's mouth what one becomes.

John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933)

Source: The Forsyte Saga, 1922.

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A Quote by John Galsworthy on destruction, society, and suffering

Once admit that we have the right to inflict unnecessary suffering and you destroy the very basis of human society.

John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933)

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A Quote by John Galsworthy on endings

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The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy.

John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933)

Source: The Forsyte Saga, 1922.

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A Quote by John Galsworthy on force and power

Essential characteristics of a gentleman: The will to put himself in the place of others; the horror of forcing others into positions from which he would himself recoil; the power to do what seems to him to be right, without considering what others may say or think.

John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933)

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A Quote by John Galsworthy on future

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If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one.

John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933)

Source: The Forsyte Saga, 1922.

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A Quote by John Galsworthy on direction, idealism, and problems

Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.

John Galsworthy (1867 - 1933)

Source: The Forsyte Saga, 1922.

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