"When I am dead, I hope it may be said: His sins were scarlet, but his books were read."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Hilaire Belloc on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Hilaire Belloc on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Hilaire Belloc on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Hilaire Belloc on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Hilaire Belloc on Dalai Lama
"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."
"All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men."
"I'm tired of love I'm still more tired of rhyme but money gives me pleasure all the time."