1. "That man’s silence is wonderful to listen to. —THOMAS HARDY"
- Renee Baron, What Type Am I?: Discover Who You Really Are
2. "A felicidade não depende do que nos falta, mas sim do bom uso do que temos." Thomas Hardy"
- Quote by Thomas Hardy
3. "«Hablaron muy poco de sus sentimientos mutuos, pues las frases bonitas y las expresiones cálidas eran acaso innecesarias entre amigos tan íntimos.» Thomas Hardy, Lejos del mundanal ruido"
- David Nicholls, Siempre el mismo día
4. "Bitter criticism caused the sensitive Thomas Hardy, one of the finest novelists ever to enrich English literature, to give up forever the writing of fiction. Criticism drove Thomas Chatterton, the English poet, to suicide."
- Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends & Influence People
5. "We late-lamented, resting here, Are mixed to human jam, And each to each exclaims in fear, ‘I know not which I am!’ —Thomas Hardy, The Levelled Churchyard, 1882"
- Deborah Crombie, To Dwell in Darkness
6. "Like Thomas Hardy with his Casterbridge, my own fictional Pennington is based on a well-known English county town, which I embellish with buildings, parks, and houses from my imagination."
- Quote by Catherine George
7. "Scottish men are . . . hardy?"
- Kresley Cole, Pleasure of a Dark Prince
8. "Kiss me, Hardy"
- Elizabeth Wein, Code Name Verity
9. "joe hardy to frank hardy: "age before beauty"
- Quote by Franklin W. Dixon
10. "MATT HARDY WILL NOT DIE"
- Matt Hardy, The Hardy Boyz