Anthony Trollope became one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of Trollope's best-loved works, known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire; he also wrote penetrating novels on political, social, and gender issues and conflicts of his day.Trollope has always been a popular novelist.
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Book love... is your pass to the greatest, the purest, and the most perfect pleasure that God has prepared for His creatures.
And above all things, never think that you're not good enough yourself.
A man should never think that. My belief is that in life people will take you at your own reckoning
I hold that gentleman to be the best-dressed whose dress no one observes.
Above all else, never think you're not good enough.
This at least should be a rule through the letter-writing world: that no angry letter be posted till four-and-twenty hours will have elapsed since it was written.
They are best dressed, whose dress no one observes.
That I can read and be happy while I am reading, is a great blessing.
The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy;
it lasts when all other pleasures fade.
An author must be nothing if he do not love truth; a barrister must be nothing if he do.
Success is the necessary misfortune of life, but it is only to the very unfortunate that it comes early.
Dance with a girl three times, and if you like the light of her eye and the tone of voice with which she, breathless, answers your little questions about horseflesh and music about affairs masculine and feminine, then take the leap in the dark.
Poverty, to be picturesque, should be rural. Suburban misery is as hideous as it is pitiable.
My sweetheart is to me more than a coined hemisphere.
The true picture of life as it is, if it could be adequately painted, would show men what they are, and how they might rise, not, indeed to perfection, but one step first, and then another on the ladder.
As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it.
I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent.
It is a grand thing to rise in the world.
The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement.
Don't let love interfere with your appetite.
It never does with mine.
I do like a little romance... just a sniff, as I call it, of the rocks and valleys. Of course, bread-and-cheese is the real thing. The rocks and valleys are no good at all, if you haven't got that.
The satirist who writes nothing but satire should write but little -- or it will seem that his satire springs rather from his own caustic nature than from the sins of the world in which he lives.
A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules.
Nobody holds a good opinion of a man who holds a low opinion of himself.
But then in novels the most indifferent hero comes out right at last.
Some god comes out of a theatrical cloud and leaves the poor devil ten thousand-a-year and a title.
They who do not understand that a man may be brought to hope that which of all things is the most grievous to him, have not observed with sufficient closeness the perversity of the human mind.
No man thinks there is much ado about nothing when the ado is about himself.
He must have known me if he had seen me as he was wont to see me, for he was in the habit of flogging me constantly. Perhaps he did not recognize me by my face.
I judge a man by his actions with men, much more than by his declarations Godwards -- When I find him to be envious, carping, spiteful, hating the successes of others, and complaining that the world has never done enough for him, I am apt to doubt whether his humility before God will atone for his want of manliness.
When the ivy has found its tower, when the delicate creeper has found its strong wall, we know how the parasite plants grow and prosper.
Passionate love, I take it, rarely lasts long, and is very troublesome while it does last. Mutual esteem is very much more valuable.
When it comes to money nobody should give up anything.
In these days a man is nobody unless his biography is kept so far posted up that it may be ready for the national breakfast-table on the morning after his demise.
A fellow oughtn't to let his family property go to pieces.
I do not know whether there be, as a rule, more vocal expression of the sentiment of love between a man and a woman, than there is between two thrushes. They whistle and call to each other, guided by instinct rather than by reason.
Marvelous is the power which can be exercised, almost unconsciously, over a company, or an individual, or even upon a crowd by one person gifted with good temper, good digestion, good intellects, and good looks.
Don't let love interfere with your appetite. It never does with mine.
It has now become the doctrine of a large clan of politicians that political honesty is unnecessary, slow, subversive of a man's interests, and incompatible with quick onward movement.
It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation, rather than as the results of thought and resolution.
Love is like any other luxury. You have no right to it unless you can afford it.
The satirist who writes nothing but satire should write but little - or it will seem that his satire springs rather from his own caustic nature than from the sins of the world in which he lives.