Many of her thoughts were perfect syllogisms; unluckily they always remained thoughts. Only a few were irrational assumptions; but, unfortunately, they were the ones which most frequently grew into deeds
("Far from the Madding Crowd")
More Quotes from Thomas Hardy:Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
So let it be, I said to Love.
You concede nothing to me and I have to concede everything to you.
If an offense come out of the truth, better is it that the offense come than that the truth be concealed.
Believe me, Lost One, Love is lovelier
The more it shapes its moans in selfish-wise.
In a solitude of the sea
Deep from human vanity,
And the Pride of Life that planned her, stilly couches she.
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