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A collection of thoughts and quotes by Thomas Hood on autumn, fall, nature, writing, poetry, poems, funny, humor, home, peace, silence, deception, eve and weather.

18 Notable Quotes By Thomas Hood With A Grain Of Humor

Quick Facts

Famous As: Writer, Poet

Born On: May 23, 1799

Died On: May 3, 1845

Born In: London

Died At Age: 45

Thomas Hood was an acclaimed English poet, humorist and author. He, like many of his contemporaries, was born in a humble family and had to face hardships as a child. He started earning his own bread at a tender age of 14 which led to various health problems and he had to move to Scotland where he studied engraving. His interest in writing helped him publish a few poems. He further served as the sub-editor of the London Magazine and was surrounded by some of the future popular writers. This newly found literary circle helped him sharpen his talent as a writer. He went on to publish his first volume titled ‘Odes and Addresses’. He soon gained reputation as a humorist which although brought him fame but restricted a few of his books from becoming successful. All through his career, he wrote various books to enhance his reputation. Here is a collection of quotations and sayings by the acclaimed writer which have been scanned from the vast sea of his work. Let us browse through some of the most fascinating quotes and thoughts by Thomas Hood that will not only inspire you but will also give you your share of laughter.
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Peace and rest at length have come All the day's long toil is past, And each heart is whispering, 'Home, Home at last.

Thomas Hood

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

Thomas Hood

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

Thomas Hood

Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, love, thou art every day my Valentine!

Thomas Hood

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

Thomas Hood

There is a silence where hath been no sound. There is a silence where no sound may be in the cold grave under the deep deep sea.

Thomas Hood

A moment's thinking is an hour in words.

Thomas Hood

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.

Thomas Hood

We thought her dying whilst she slept, And sleeping when she died.

Thomas Hood

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

Thomas Hood

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

Thomas Hood

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

Thomas Hood

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

Thomas Hood

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

Thomas Hood

As for my feet, the little feet You used to call so pretty, There's one, I know, in Bedford Row, The t'other's in the City.

Thomas Hood

When Eve upon the first of Men The apple press’d with specious cant, Oh! what a thousand pities then That Adam was not adamant!

Thomas Hood

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

Thomas Hood

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.

Thomas Hood