I shall do one thing in this life-one thing certain-this is, love you, and long of you, and keep wanting you till I die.
("Far from the Madding Crowd")
More Quotes from Thomas Hardy:That mercy towards one set of creatures was cruelty towards another sickened his sense of harmony. As you got older, and felt yourself to be at the center of your time, and not at a point in its circumference, as you had felt when you were little, you were seized with a sort of shuddering, he perceived. All around you there seemed to be something glaring, garish, rattling, and the noises and glares hit upon the little cell called your life, and shook it, and warped it.
But his dreams were as gigantic as his surroundings were small.
This hobble of being alive is rather serious, don't you think so?
Pessimism is, in brief, playing the sure game. You cannot lose at it you may gain. It is the only view of life in which you can never be disappointed. Having reckoned what to do in the worst possible circumstances, when better arise, as they may, life becomes child's play.
Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.
My opinion is that a poet should express the emotion of all the ages and the thought of his own.
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