Anthony Trollope Quotes

66 Anthony Trollope quotes:

"They are best dressed, whose dress no one observes."
"There is no royal road to learning; no short cut to the acquirement of any art."
"An author must be nothing if he do not love truth; a barrister must be nothing if he do."
"What is there that money will not do?"
"Love is like any other luxury. You have no right to it unless you can afford it."
"Neither money nor position can atone to me for low birth."
"Dance with a girl three times, and if you like the light of her eye and the tone of voice with which she, breathless, answers your little questions about horseflesh and music about affairs masculine and feminine, then take the leap in the dark."
"I ain't a bit ashamed of anything."
"Passionate love, I take it, rarely lasts long, and is very troublesome while it does last. Mutual esteem is very much more valuable."
"When men think much, they can rarely decide."
"There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel."
"Oxford is the most dangerous place to which a young man can be sent."
"A husband is very much like a house or a horse."
"A man's love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit."
"A woman's life is not perfect or whole till she has added herself to a husband. Nor is a man's life perfect or whole till he has added to himself a wife."
"It is hard to rescue a man from the slough of luxury and idleness combined. If anything can do it, it is a cradle filled annually."
"When a man is ill nothing is so important to him as his own illness."
"Never think that you're not good enough. A man should never think that. People will take you very much at your own reckoning."
Author: Trollope Quotes Category: English Author Quotes Pessimism Quotes
"Life is so unlike theory."
"My sweetheart is to me more than a coined hemisphere."

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