Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
Quote by George Eliot
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must...
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Consequences are unpitying.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...