Thomas Hood Quotes

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There's not a string attuned to mirth
But has its chord in melancholy.

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I do not seek for fame,
A general with a scar;
A private let me be, 
So I have my cigar.
— Thomas Hood

cigars Cigar

Some sigh for this and that;
My wishes don't go far;
The world may wag at will,
So I have my cigar.

cigars Cigar

Some minds improve by travel—others,
Rather, resemble copper wire or brass,
Which gets the narrower by going farther!
— Thomas Hood

mind Travel