Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Meandering here and there . . .

Today is the birthday of Thomas Hardy (June 2, 1840 – January 11, 1928), novelist and poet. He is best known for his novel, Far from the Madding Crowd.

"Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons!" - Thomas Hardy

"Try to learn something about everything and everything about something." - Thomas Hardy

"There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound." - Thomas Hardy

"Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion." - Thomas Hardy

"There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn't there." - Thomas Hardy

"Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change." - Thomas Hardy

"A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all." - Thomas Hardy

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