Thomas Hardy

1840 - 1928

A Quote by Thomas Hardy on argument, good, history, peace, reading, and war

My argument is that War makes rattling good history; but Peace is poor reading.

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)

Source: The Dynasts

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A Quote by Thomas Hardy

The all-urging Will, raptly magnipotent.

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)

Source: The Dynasts

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A Quote by Thomas Hardy on cheerfulness, happiness, and providence

We ought to feel deep cheerfulness that a happy Providence kept it from being any worse.

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)

Source: Far From the Madding Crowd

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A Quote by Thomas Hardy on good and religion

Good, but not religious good.

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)

Source: Under the Greenwood Tree

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A Quote by Thomas Hardy on life

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Life's Little Ironies

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)

Source: Title of a book.

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A Quote by Thomas Hardy

. . . 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.

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)

Source: Far from the Madding Crowd.

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A Quote by Thomas Hardy on listening and silence

Silence is wonderful to listen to.

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)

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A Quote by Thomas Hardy

Always washing, and never getting finished.

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)

Source: Tess of the D’Urbervilles

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A Quote by Thomas Hardy

Describing the aged maltster in Far from the Madding Crowd: Indeed, he seemed to approach the grave as a hyperbolic curve approaches a straight line - less directly as he got nearer, till it was doubtful if he would ever reach it at all.

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)

Source: Far From the Madding Crowd

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A Quote by Thomas Hardy

If way to the Better there be, it exacts a full look at the worst.

Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928)

Source: Tenebris

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