James Hilton

James Hilton

English writer
The first quarter-century of your life was doubtless lived under the cloud of being too young for things, while the last quarter-century would normally be shadowed by the still darker cloud of being too old for them; and between those two clouds, what small and narrow sunlight illumines a human lifetime!More James Hilton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The right mixture of caring and not caring - I suppose that's what love is.More James Hilton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When you are getting on in years (but not ill, of course), you get very sleepy at times, and the hours seem to pass like lazy cattle moving across a landscape.More James Hilton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What a host of little incidents, all deep-buried in the past -- problems that had once been urgent, arguments that had once been keen, anecdotes that were funny only because one remembered the fun. Did any emotion really matter when the last trace of it had vanished from human memory; and if that were so, what a crowd of emotions clung to him as to their last home before annihilation? He must be kind to them, must treasure them in his mind before their long sleep.More James Hilton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This storm you talk of . . .t will be such a one, my son, as the world has not seen before. There will be no safety by arms, no help from authority, no answer in science. It will rage till every flower of culture is trampled, and all human things are leveled in a vast chaos.More James Hilton quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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