Inspirational Quotes by Thomas Hood

By | February 9, 2019

I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.

Thomas Hood

Frost is the greatest artist in our clime – he paints in nature and describes in rime.

Thomas Hood

To attempt to advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind.

Thomas Hood

Some minds improve by travel, others, rather, resemble copper wire, or brass, which get the narrower by going farther.

Thomas Hood

A certain portion of the human race has certainly a taste for being diddled.

Thomas Hood

A moment’s thinking is an hour in words.

Thomas Hood

Lives of great men oft remind us as we o’er their pages turn, That we too may leave behind us – Letters that we ought to burn.

Thomas Hood

There are three things which the public will always clamor for, sooner or later: namely, novelty, novelty, novelty.

Thomas Hood

That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.

Thomas Hood

There is even a happiness – that makes the heart afraid.

Thomas Hood

The best of friends fall out, and so his teeth had done some years ago.

Thomas Hood

Extremes meet’, as the whiting said with its tail in its mouth.

Thomas Hood

Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!

Thomas Hood

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