Quotes from Far From The Madding Crowd

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Loved Quotes

(Thomas Hardy)

 

The vast difference between starting a train of events, and directing into a particular groove a series already started, is rarely apparent to the person confounded by the issue.

To Boldwood, women had been remote phenomena rather than necessary complements — comets of such uncertain aspect, movement, and permanence, that whether their orbits were as geometrical, unchangeable, and as subject to laws as his own, or as absolutely erratic as they superficially appeared, he had not deemed it his duty to consider.

But a resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.

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