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John Galsworthy Quotes

(1867-1933), British Novelist, Playwright

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

Category: Action

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

Category: Eyes

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

Category: Future

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

Category: Ideals And Idealism

Headlines twice the size of the events.

Category: Newspapers

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.

Category: Pity

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.

Category: Politicians And Politics

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.

Category: Welfare