John Galsworthy Quotes
Most popular John Galsworthy Quotes
Public opinion's always in advance of the Law.
If you do not think about the future, you cannot have one.
Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
Slang is vigorous and apt. Probably most of our vital words were once slang.
I drink the wine of aspiration and the drug of disillusion. Thus am I never dull.
The value of a sentiment is the amount of sacrifice you are prepared to make for it.
By the cigars they smoke, and the composers they love, ye shall know the texture of men's souls.
Wealth is a means to an end, not the end itself. As a synonym for health and happiness, it has had a fair trial and failed dismally.
Love is no hot-house flower, but a wild plant, born of a wet night, born of an hour of sunshine; sprung from wild seed, blown along the road by a wild wind.
As we advance in life, we acquire a keener sense of the value of time. Nothing else, indeed, seems of any consequence; and we become misers in this respect.
How to save the old that's worth saving, whether in landscape, houses, manners, institutions, or human types, is one of our greatest problems, and the one that we bother least about.
It is by muteness that a dog becomes for one so utterly beyond value; with him one is at peace, where words play no torturing tricks. Those are the moments that I think are precious to a dog-when, with his adoring soul coming through his eyes, he feels that you are really thinking of him.