“While many things are too strange to be believed, nothing is too strange to have happened.”
“Time changes everything except something within us which is always surprised by change.”
“A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.”
Thomas Hardy (1840 to 1928) was an English novelist and poet. Tess of the d’Urbervilles and Far from the Madding Crowd are two of his well known novels. He wrote abut tragic characters who struggled with their passions and social circumstances.