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John Galsworthy Quotes

A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do, Nothing else.

A man of action forced into a state of thought is unhappy until he can get out of it.

Beginnings are always messy.

He was afflicted by the thought that where Beauty was, nothing ever ran quite straight, which no doubt, was why so many people looked on it as immoral.

Headlines twice the size of the events.

Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.

If you do not think about your future, you cannot have one.

Love has no age, no limit; and no death.

One's eyes are what one is, one's mouth is what one becomes.

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.

The beginnings and endings of all human undertakings are untidy.

The French cook; we open tins.

There is one rule for politicians all over the world: Don't say in Power what you say in opposition; if you do, you only have to carry out what the other fellows have found impossible.

When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing - deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.