Thomas Hood Quotes

Top 70 wise famous quotes and sayings by Thomas Hood

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Thomas Hood quotes: When Eve upon the first of MenThe apple press'd with specious cant,Oh! what a thousand pities thenThat Adam was not adamant! When Eve upon the first of Men
The apple press'd with specious cant,
Oh! what a thousand pities then
That Adam was not adamant!
Thomas Hood quotes: There is even a happiness - that makes the heart afraid. There is even a happiness - that makes the heart afraid.
Thomas Hood quotes: No blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief. No blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief.
Thomas Hood quotes: The Autumn is old; The sere leaves are flying; He hath gather'd up gold, And now he is dying;- Old age, begin sighing! The Autumn is old; The sere leaves are flying; He hath gather'd up gold, And now he is dying;- Old age, begin sighing!
Thomas Hood quotes: As for my feet, the little feetYou used to call so pretty,There's one, I know, in Bedford Row,The t'other's in the City. As for my feet, the little feet
You used to call so pretty,
There's one, I know, in Bedford Row,
The t'other's in the City.
Thomas Hood quotes: What is a modern poet's fate? / To write his thoughts upon a slate; / The critic spits on what is done, / Gives it a wipe - and all What is a modern poet's fate? / To write his thoughts upon a slate; / The critic spits on what is done, / Gives it a wipe - and all is gone.
Thomas Hood quotes: O men with sisters dear, O men with mothers and wives, It is not linen you 're wearing out, But human creatures' lives! O men with sisters dear, O men with mothers and wives, It is not linen you 're wearing out, But human creatures' lives!
Thomas Hood quotes: But evil is wrought by want of thought, As well as want of heart! But evil is wrought by want of thought, As well as want of heart!
Thomas Hood quotes: He lies like a hedgehog rolled up the wrong way, Tormenting himself with his prickles. He lies like a hedgehog rolled up the wrong way, Tormenting himself with his prickles.
Thomas Hood quotes: There are three things which the public will always clamor for, sooner or later: namely, novelty, novelty, novelty. There are three things which the public will always clamor for, sooner or later: namely, novelty, novelty, novelty.
Thomas Hood quotes: It was not in the winterOur loving lot was cast!It was the time of roses,We plucked them as we passed! It was not in the winter
Our loving lot was cast!
It was the time of roses,
We plucked them as we passed!
Thomas Hood quotes: For my part, getting up seems not so easy By half as lying. For my part, getting up seems not so easy By half as lying.
Thomas Hood quotes: Lives of great men oft remind us as we o'er their pages turn, That we too may leave behind us - Letters that we ought to burn. Lives of great men oft remind us as we o'er their pages turn, That we too may leave behind us - Letters that we ought to burn.
Thomas Hood quotes: How bravely Autumn paints upon the sky The gorgeous fame of Summer which is fled! How bravely Autumn paints upon the sky The gorgeous fame of Summer which is fled!
Thomas Hood quotes: Oh would I were dead now, Or up in my bed now, To cover my head now, And have a good cry! Oh would I were dead now, Or up in my bed now, To cover my head now, And have a good cry!
Thomas Hood quotes: How bless'd the heart that has a friend. A sympathizing ear to lend. How bless'd the heart that has a friend. A sympathizing ear to lend.
Thomas Hood quotes: There is a silence where hath been no sound. There is a silence where no sound may be in the cold grave under the deep deep sea. There is a silence where hath been no sound. There is a silence where no sound may be in the cold grave under the deep deep sea.
Thomas Hood quotes: Whilst breezy waves toss up their silvery spray. Whilst breezy waves toss up their silvery spray.
Thomas Hood quotes: The year's in wane; There is nothing adorning; The night has no eve, And the day has no morning; Cold winter gives warning! The year's in wane; There is nothing adorning; The night has no eve, And the day has no morning; Cold winter gives warning!
Thomas Hood quotes: When he is forsaken, Withered and shaken, What can an old man do but die? When he is forsaken, Withered and shaken, What can an old man do but die?
Thomas Hood quotes: With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly rags, Plying her needle and thread.
Thomas Hood quotes: Pity it is to slay the meanest thing. Pity it is to slay the meanest thing.
Thomas Hood quotes: Bells are musics laughter. Bells are musics laughter.
Thomas Hood quotes: Coquetry is the champagne of love. Coquetry is the champagne of love.
Thomas Hood quotes: The cowslip is a country wench. The cowslip is a country wench.
Thomas Hood quotes: Jasmine is sweet, and has many loves. Jasmine is sweet, and has many loves.
Thomas Hood quotes: A man that's fond precociously of stirring , :;:; Must be a spoon. A man that's fond precociously of stirring , :;:; Must be a spoon.
Thomas Hood quotes: Such a blush In the midst of brown was born, Like red poppies grown with corn. Such a blush In the midst of brown was born, Like red poppies grown with corn.
Thomas Hood quotes: I resolved that, like the sun, as long as my day lasted, I would look on the bright side of everything. I resolved that, like the sun, as long as my day lasted, I would look on the bright side of everything.
Thomas Hood quotes: Alas for the rarity Of Christian charity Under the sun! Alas for the rarity Of Christian charity Under the sun!
Thomas Hood quotes: Half of the failures in life come from pulling one's horse when he is leaping. Half of the failures in life come from pulling one's horse when he is leaping.
Thomas Hood quotes: We thought her dying whilst she slept,And sleeping when she died. We thought her dying whilst she slept,
And sleeping when she died.
Thomas Hood quotes: I love thee - I love thee,'Tis all that I can say,It is my vision in the night,My dreaming in the day. I love thee - I love thee,
'Tis all that I can say,
It is my vision in the night,
My dreaming in the day.
Thomas Hood quotes: A name, it has more than nominal worth, And belongs to good or bad luck at birth A name, it has more than nominal worth, And belongs to good or bad luck at birth
Thomas Hood quotes: Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine! Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!
Thomas Hood quotes: What is mind? No matter. What is matter? Never mind. What is the soul? It is immaterial. What is mind? No matter. What is matter? Never mind. What is the soul? It is immaterial.
Thomas Hood quotes: The biggest bore of all is he who is overflowing with congratulations The biggest bore of all is he who is overflowing with congratulations
Thomas Hood quotes: Sweet are the little brooks that run O'er pebbles glancing in the sun, Singing in soothing tones. Sweet are the little brooks that run O'er pebbles glancing in the sun, Singing in soothing tones.
Thomas Hood quotes: When was ever honey made with one bee in a hive? When was ever honey made with one bee in a hive?
Thomas Hood quotes: Boughs are daily rifled By the gusty thieves, And the book of Nature Getteth short of leaves. Boughs are daily rifled By the gusty thieves, And the book of Nature Getteth short of leaves.
Thomas Hood quotes: My brain is dull, my sight is foul,I cannot write a verse, or readThen, Pallas, take away thine Owl,And let us have a lark instead. My brain is dull, my sight is foul,
I cannot write a verse, or read
Then, Pallas, take away thine Owl,
And let us have a lark instead.
Thomas Hood quotes: So mayst thou live, dear! many years,In all the bliss that life endears So mayst thou live, dear! many years,
In all the bliss that life endears
Thomas Hood quotes: O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head. O bed! O bed! delicious bed! That heaven upon earth to the weary head.
Thomas Hood quotes: Gold! gold! gold! gold! Bright and yellow, hard and cold! Gold! gold! gold! gold! Bright and yellow, hard and cold!
Thomas Hood quotes: Some minds improve by travel, others, rather, resemble copper wire, or brass, which get the narrower by going farther. Some minds improve by travel, others, rather, resemble copper wire, or brass, which get the narrower by going farther.