Anthony Trollope Quotes (264 quotes)
“I doubt whether any girl would be satisfied with her lover's mind if she knew the whole of it.”
The Small House at Allington (1864)
“In these days a man is nobody unless his biography is kept so far posted up that it may be ready for the national breakfast-table on the morning after his demise.”
Doctor Thorne (1858)
“It has been the great fault of our politicians that they have all wanted to do something.”
Phineas Finn (1869)
“It is a comfortable feeling to know that you stand on your own ground. Land is about the only thing that can't fly away.”
Vol. II, ch. 58 - The Last Chronicle of Barset (1867)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAnthony Trollope
Born: April 24, 1815
Died: December 6, 1882 (aged 67)
Bio: Anthony Trollope was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-loved works, collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote perceptive novels on political, social, and gender issues, and on other topical matters.
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