English Novelist Quotes


828 English Novelist quotes:



"Bring in the bottled lightning, a clean tumbler, and a corkscrew."
"I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time."
"It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade."
"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."
"Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows - and china."
"Regrets are the natural property of grey hairs."
"Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine."
"There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast."
Author: Dickens Quotes Category: English Novelist Quotes Contrast Quotes
"Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress."
"I love acting. It is so much more real than life."
"Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness."
"The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists."
"A boy's story is the best that is ever told."
"Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts."
"It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in a language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs."
"It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away."
"It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations."
"Any man may be in good spirits and good temper when he's well dressed. There ain't much credit in that."
"The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes."
Author: Hardy Quotes Category: English Novelist Quotes Disappointment Quotes
"I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free."


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