Townsend Whelen Quote
“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.”
The life and work of Thomas Hardy (1984 edition)
“Do not mind anything that anyone tells you about anyone else. Judge everyone and everything for yourself.”
The Portrait of a Lady (1881), Chapter XXIII
Ch. 6, Probability and Uncertainty - The Character of Physical Law (1965)
Bio: Townsend Whelen, called Townie by his friends, was an American hunter, soldier, writer, outdoorsman and rifleman.