Anthony Trollope Quotes

Anthony Trollope Quotes

A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules.

Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who holds a low opinion of himself.

There is no happiness in love, except at the end of an English novel

Romance is very pretty in novels, but the romance of a life is always a melancholy matter. They are most happy who have no story to tell.

I sometimes think you despise poetry,' said Phineas.
'When it is false I do. The difficulty is to know when it is false and when it is true.

The Church of England is the only church in the world that interferes neither with your politics nor your religion

A woman's weapon is her tongue.

That I can read and be happy while I am reading, is a great blessing.

In this world things are beautiful only because they are not quite seen, or not perfectly understood. Poetry is precious chiefly because it suggests more than it declares.

You must take the world as you find it, with a struggle to be something more honest than those around you. Phineas, as he preached himself this sermon, declared to himself that they who attempted more than this flew too high in the clouds to be of service to men an women upon the earth

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