John Galsworthy

John Galsworthy

English novelist, playwright and poet, Nobel Prize for Literature, 1932
When a Forsyte was engaged, married, or born, the Forsytes were present; when a Forsyte diedbut no Forsyte had as yet died; they did not die; death being contrary to their principles, they took precautions against it, the instinctive precautions of highly vitalised persons who resent encroachments on their property.More John Galsworthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He was afflicted by the thought that where Beauty was, nothing ever ran quite straight, which no doubt, was why so many people looked on it as immoral.More John Galsworthy quotes [08/15/2011 07:08:10]
And he continued to stare at her, afflicted by the thought that where Beauty was, nothing ever ran quite straight, which, no doubt, was why so many people looked on it as immoral.More John Galsworthy quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing -- deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.More John Galsworthy quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The value of a sentiment is the amount of sacrifice you are prepared to make for it.More John Galsworthy quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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