Thomas Hardy Quotes (160 quotes)
“A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.”
Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), Chapter XVIII
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“If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved, the inquisition might have let him alone.”
The life and work of Thomas Hardy (1984 edition)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsThomas Hardy
Born: June 2, 1840
Died: January 11, 1928 (aged 87)
Occupation: Novelist, poet
Bio: Thomas Hardy was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist, in the tradition of George Eliot, he was also influenced both in his novels and poetry by Romanticism, especially by William Wordsworth. Charles Darwin is another important influence on Thomas Hardy.