"All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Hilaire Belloc on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Hilaire Belloc on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Hilaire Belloc on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Hilaire Belloc on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Hilaire Belloc on Mahatma Gandhi
"Is there no Latin word for Tea? Upon my soul, if I had known that I would have let the vulgar stuff alone."
"Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun."
"When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly."
"When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read."
"I'm tired of love I'm still more tired of rhyme but money gives me pleasure all the time."