Ford Madox Ford Quotes

Ford Madox Ford Quotes

I know nothing - nothing in the world - of the hearts of men. I only know that I am alone - horribly alone.

Yes, a war is inevitable. Firstly, there's you fellows who can't be trusted. And then there's the multitude who mean to have bathrooms and white enamel. Millions of them; all over the world. Not merely here. And there aren't enough bathrooms and white enamel in the world to go round.

- A! Tę wojnę będzie warto zobaczyć... Żadnego pijanego rzucania się do gardeł bandytów-imbecyli...
- Moja matka by zwariowała! - powiedziała Sylwia.
- Bynajmniej - odparł. - To ją podnieci, o ile dożyje.

He thought he suddenly understood. For the Lincon-shire sergeant-major the word Peace meant that a man could stand up on a hill. For him it meant someone to talk to.

All feminine claws, he said to himself, are sheathed in velvet; but they can hurt a good deal if they touch you on the sore places of the defects of your qualities-even merely with the velvet.

In every man there are two minds that work side by side, the one checking the other; thus emotion stands against reason, intellect corrects passion and first impressions act a little, but very little, before quick reflection.

But always, at moments when his mind was like a blind octopus, squirming in an agony of knife-cuts, she would drop in that accusation.

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