A man's silence is wonderful to listen to.
Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)
Contributed by: jemmeroni
If a path to the better there be, it begins with a full look at the worst.
Contributed by: Ryan
. . . the cruelty that goes under the barbarous regime we call civilisation.
Contributed by: Zaady
My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.
Source: The Dynasts
The all-urging Will, raptly magnipotent.
We ought to feel deep cheerfulness that a happy Providence kept it from being any worse.
Source: Far From the Madding Crowd
Good, but not religious good.
Source: Under the Greenwood Tree
Life's Little Ironies
Source: Title of a book.
. . . he seemed to approach the grave as an hyperbolic curve approaches a line, less directly as he got nearer, till it was doubtful if he would ever reach it at all.
Source: Far from the Madding Crowd.
Silence is wonderful to listen to.
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