All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
Quote by George Eliot
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to...
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Quakers almost as good as colored. They call themselves friends and you can trust them...
We all have that one friend who needs to learn how to whisper.