Thomas Hardy Quotes

A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.

If a way to the better there be, it lies in taking a full look at the worst.

The fundamental error of their matrimonial union that of having based a permanent contract on a temporary feeling.

The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.

Though a good deal is too strange to be believed, nothing is too strange to have happened.



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With water, in the country church
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