Anthony Trollope Quotes

In political matters it is very hard for a man in office to be purer than his neighbours, — and, when he is so, he becomes troublesome.




Anthony Trollope, 1815-1882, British Novelist, Phineas Redux, 1874

Eigen's Political and Historical Quotations

Anthony Trollope
Anthony Trollope
  • Born: April 24, 1815
  • Died: December 6, 1882
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Novelist; Postal Worker

Anthony Trollope was an English novelist of the Victorian era. Among his best-known works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote novels on political, social, and gender issues, and other topical matters.