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Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: The novel is a medium of profoundly serious The novel is a medium of profoundly serious investigation into the human case. Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: What did you do on Armistice Night? My What did you do on Armistice Night? My beloved is mine and I am his! Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: It is, in fact, asking for trouble if It is, in fact, asking for trouble if you are more altruist than the society that surrounds you. Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Being a miner he sat on his heels Being a miner he sat on his heels more comfortably than on a chair Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: What did we want with an Empire! It What did we want with an Empire! It — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Gentlemen don't earn money. Gentlemen, as a matter Gentlemen don't earn money. Gentlemen, as a matter of fact, don't do anything. They — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: It was as if a man should have It was as if a man should have jumped out of a frying pan into - a duckpond. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: If you're going to have a character appear If you're going to have a character appear in a story long enough to sell a newspaper, he'd better be real enough that you can smell his breath. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: If you hunch your shoulders too long against If you hunch your shoulders too long against a storm your shoulders will grow bowed. ... — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ned Beauman: I read 'The Good Soldier' by Ford Madox I read 'The Good Soldier' by Ford Madox Ford again every so often. — Ned Beauman
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Why can't people have what they want? The Why can't people have what they want? The things were all there to content everybody; yet everybody has the wrong thing. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: It is a queer world and fantastic world. It is a queer world and fantastic world. Why can't people have what they want? — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Few Germans were imaginative enough to be irresponsible, Few Germans were imaginative enough to be irresponsible, but — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Then, happy was the man who carried his Then, happy was the man who carried his liquor well. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Nulla dies felix - call no day fortunate Nulla dies felix - call no day fortunate till it be ended. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Being correspondent of a Left paper with a Being correspondent of a Left paper with a name like Eisenstein deprived one of one's chance of usefulness. Besides — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Edith Ethel with the sweetest possible smile would Edith Ethel with the sweetest possible smile would beg the pillows off a whole hospital ward full of dying ... . She — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: It was business, and business may be presumed It was business, and business may be presumed to cover quite a lot of bad taste. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: [W]e are almost always in one place with [W]e are almost always in one place with our minds somewhere quite other. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: New York is large, glamorous, easy-going, kindly and New York is large, glamorous, easy-going, kindly and incurious, but above all it is a crucible - because it is large enough to be incurious. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Six months ago I had never been to Six months ago I had never been to England, and, certainly, I had never sounded the depths of an English heart. I had known the shallows. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: But charity begins surely with the char! But charity begins surely with the char! — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: For love is like a journey in mountainous For love is like a journey in mountainous country, up through the clouds, and down into the shadows to an unknown destination. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: I thought suddenly that she wasn't real; she I thought suddenly that she wasn't real; she was just a mass of talk out of guidebooks, of drawings out of fashion-plates. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Sylvia knew he was only now formulating his Sylvia knew he was only now formulating his settled opinion so as not to have his active brain to give to the discussion. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: For Mrs. Satterthwaite interested herself - it was For Mrs. Satterthwaite interested herself - it was the only interest she had - in handsome, thin, and horribly disreputable young men. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: It was an odd friendship, but the oddnesses It was an odd friendship, but the oddnesses of friendships are a frequent guarantee of their lasting texture. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: If you live among dogs they'll think you've If you live among dogs they'll think you've the motives of a dog. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: My dear, it couldn't have lasted for ever My dear, it couldn't have lasted for ever ... But you're a good man. And very clever ... . You will get through ... . — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Words passed, but words could no more prove Words passed, but words could no more prove an established innocence than words can enhance a love that exists. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: His sister-in-law Sylvia represented for him unceasing, unsleeping His sister-in-law Sylvia represented for him unceasing, unsleeping activities of a fantastic kind. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: He carried that obsession with him always. And He carried that obsession with him always. And in the end, by its very wrongness, it saved his life. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: I couldn't regard myself as personally repulsive. No I couldn't regard myself as personally repulsive. No man can, or, if he ever comes to do so, that is the end of him. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: These trenches are like Pompeii, sir. These trenches are like Pompeii, sir. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Our Minister for Water-closets won't keep two and Our Minister for Water-closets won't keep two and a half million men in any base in order to get the votes of their women — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: She had Authority conferred on her. Metempsychosistically. She had Authority conferred on her. Metempsychosistically. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: This is the saddest story I have ever This is the saddest story I have ever heard. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Damn it all, it's the first duty of Damn it all, it's the first duty of a soldier - it's the first duty of all Englishmen - to be able to tell a good lie in answer to a charge. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: The first thing you have to consider when The first thing you have to consider when writing a novel is your story, and then your story - and then your story! — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Isn't there any heaven where old beautiful dances, Isn't there any heaven where old beautiful dances, old beautiful intimacies prolong themselves? — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Otherwise the world could not continue - the Otherwise the world could not continue - the children would not be healthy. And — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Only two classes of books are of universal Only two classes of books are of universal appeal. The very best and the very worst. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Ford's last Fifth Queen novel is amazing. The Ford's last Fifth Queen novel is amazing. The whole cycle is a noble conception. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: What distinguished man from the brutes was his What distinguished man from the brutes was his freedom. When, — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Edward ought, I suppose, to have gone to Edward ought, I suppose, to have gone to the Transvaal. It would have done him a great deal of good to get killed. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Inspector had been in the library, and might Inspector had been in the library, and might possibly have — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Ruggles disliked Christopher Tietjens with the inveterate dislike Ruggles disliked Christopher Tietjens with the inveterate dislike of the man who revels in gossip for the man who never gossips. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: So you cannot teach me a great deal So you cannot teach me a great deal about the shady in life. I was in the family of a Middlesex County Councillor. In — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: There are times when to a poor priest There are times when to a poor priest the rule of the Church as regards marriage seems bitter hard — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: By Jove ... ' he said to himself: By Jove ... ' he said to himself: 'It's true! What a jolly little mistress she'd make! — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: And it was a most remarkable, a most And it was a most remarkable, a most moving glance, as if for a moment a lighthouse had looked at me. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: God is probably - and very rightly - God is probably - and very rightly - on the side of the stuffy domesticities. Otherwise — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: That in effect was love. It struck him That in effect was love. It struck him as astonishing. The word was so little in his vocabulary ... — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: The rocks would be there a million years The rocks would be there a million years after the light went for the last time out. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: The signal for the train's departure was a The signal for the train's departure was a very bright red; that is about as passionate a statement as I can get into that scene. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: When, then, a man was deprived of freedom When, then, a man was deprived of freedom he became like a brute. To — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: The world is full of places to which The world is full of places to which I want to return — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: But of course he hates you for being But of course he hates you for being in the army. All the men who aren't hate all the men that are. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: But responsibility hardens the heart. It must. But responsibility hardens the heart. It must. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: Was this then Lent, pressing hard on the Was this then Lent, pressing hard on the heels of Saturnalia? Not — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: He was grotesque, really. But joy radiated from He was grotesque, really. But joy radiated from his homespuns when you walked beside him. It welled out; it enveloped you. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: The gods to each ascribe a differing lot: The gods to each ascribe a differing lot: Some enter at the portal. Some do not! — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: But always, at moments when his mind was 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. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: But decent augurs grin behind their masks. They But decent augurs grin behind their masks. They never preach to each other. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: That monstrosity you honour with your name - That monstrosity you honour with your name - which is also mine, thank you! — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: The object of the novelist is to keep The object of the novelist is to keep the reader entirely oblivious of the fact that the author exists - even of the fact he is reading a book. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: And Sylvia Tietjens wavered into the room. And Sylvia Tietjens wavered into the room. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: I don't know what anyone has to be I don't know what anyone has to be proud of. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: As Tietjens saw the world, you didn't "talk." As Tietjens saw the world, you didn't "talk." Perhaps you didn't even think about how you felt. — Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Quotes By Ford Madox Ford: (You cannot control your imagination's pictures. Of (You cannot control your imagination's pictures. Of — Ford Madox Ford