Anthony Trollope Quotes


66 Anthony Trollope quotes:



"What is there that money will not do?"
"When a man is ill nothing is so important to him as his own illness."
"Love is like any other luxury. You have no right to it unless you can afford it."
"I hold that gentleman to be the best-dressed whose dress no one observes."
"As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent."
"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
"No man thinks there is much ado about nothing when the ado is about himself."
"Book love... is your pass to the greatest, the purest, and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures."
"Life is so unlike theory."
"But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last. Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title."
"My sweetheart is to me more than a coined hemisphere."
"Neither money nor position can atone to me for low birth."
"I never knew a government yet that wanted to do anything."
"They who do not understand that a man may be brought to hope that which of all things is the most grievous to him, have not observed with sufficient closeness the perversity of the human mind."
"The true picture of life as it is, if it could be adequately painted, would show men what they are, and how they might rise, not, indeed to perfection, but one step first, and then another on the ladder."
"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."
"Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine."
"High rank and soft manners may not always belong to a true heart."
"I ain't a bit ashamed of anything."
"I do like a little romance... just a sniff, as I call it, of the rocks and valleys. Of course, bread-and-cheese is the real thing. The rocks and valleys are no good at all, if you haven't got that."



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