Justice is a machine which, when someone has once given it the starting push, rolls on of itself.
As for the law--it catered for a human nature of which it took a naturally low view.
born to be loved and to love who when not loving are not living
Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its place - service - social service - the ants creed, the bees creed.
It is an age of stir and change, a season of new wine and old bottles. Yet, assuredly, in spite of breakages and waste, a wine worth the drinking is all the time being made.
Love could never come to full fruition till it was destroyed.
By the cigars they smoke, and the composers they love, ye shall know the texture of men's souls.
Love has no age, no limit; and no death. John Galswo
A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else. John Galswo
He would be setting up as a man of property next, with a place in the country.
The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy.
Art is the one form of human energy in the whole world, which really works for union, and destroys the barriers between man and man. It is the continual, unconscious replacement, however fleeting, of oneself by another; the real cement of human life; the everlasting refreshment and renewal. For, wha
Light-heartedness always made Soames suspicious - there was generally some reason for it.
The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy, the building of a house, the writing of a novel, the demolition of a bridge, and, eminently, the finish of a voyage.
Headlines twice the size of the events.
Love! Beyond meaure - beyond death - it nearly kills. But one wouldn't have been without it.
Beginnings are always messy. John Galsworth
Essential characteristics of a gentleman: The will to put himself in the place of others; the horror of forcing others into positions from which he would himself recoil; and the power to do what seems to him to be right without considering what others may say or think.
Early morning does not mince words.
Love has no age, no limit; and no death.
Only out of stir and change is born new salvation. To deny that is to deny belief in man, to turn our backs on courage!
Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
Beginnings are always messy. John Galswo
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.
It was such a spring day as breathes into a man an ineffable yearning, a painful sweetness, a longing that makes him stand motionless, looking at the leaves or grass, and fling out his arms to embrace he knows not what.
The bicycle... has been responsible for more movement in manners and morals than anything since Charles the Second. Under its influence, wholly or in part, have blossomed weekends, strong nerves, strong legs, strong language... equality of sex, good digestion and professional occupation - in four wo
Dreaming is the poetry of Life, and we must be forgiven if we indulge in it a little.
From behind a wooden crate we saw a long black-muzzled nose poking round at us. We took him out-soft, wobbly, tearful; set him down on his four, as yet not quite simultaneous legs, and regarded him. He wandered a little round our legs, neither wagging his tail nor licking at our hands; then he looke
Society is built on marriage ... marriage and its consequences.
Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem. John Galsworth