"Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Thomas Hardy on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Thomas Hardy on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Thomas Hardy on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Thomas Hardy on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Thomas Hardy on Winston Churchill
"The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job."
"If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone."
"Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art."
"Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change."
"Patience, that blending of moral courage with physical timidity."