Forlorn hope Quotes

"There is little to distinguish a king from his subjects but the rabble's shout -- if h...

"There is little to distinguish a king from his subjects but the rabble's shout -- if he loses that and is reduced to the forlorn hope of gaining the suffrages of the wise and good, he is of all men the most miserable." ― William Hazlitt, "On Vulgarity and Affectation"
📅︎ Jul 25
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Pity the selfishness of lover...

Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible. Elizabeth Bowen
📅︎ Dec 17
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