Thomas Hood - Quotes

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I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.

I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.

To attempt to advise conceited people is like whistling against the wind. ---->>>

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!

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. ---->>>

There are three things which the public will always clamor for, sooner or later: namely, novelty, novelty, novelty. ---->>>

There is even a happiness - that makes the heart afraid. ---->>>

Frost is the greatest artist in our clime - he paints in nature and describes in rime.

Frost is the greatest artist in our clime - he paints in nature and describes in rime.

A moment's thinking is an hour in words. ---->>>

That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defence of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself. ---->>>

Some minds improve by travel, others, rather, resemble copper wire, or brass, which get the narrower by going farther. ---->>>

A certain portion of the human race has certainly a taste for being diddled. ---->>>

The best of friends fall out, and so his teeth had done some years ago. ---->>>

'Extremes meet', as the whiting said with its tail in its mouth. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: May 23, 1799
Birthplace:
Die: May 3, 1845
Occupation: Poet
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Thomas Hood (23 May 1799 – 3 May 1845) was an English poet, author and humourist, best known for poems such as "The Bridge of Sighs" and "The Song of the Shirt". Hood wrote regularly for The London Magazine, the Athenaeum, and Punch. He later published a magazine largely consisting of his own works (wikipedia)