An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are hopeful of achievement, resolute in avoidance, thinking that Mammon shall never put a bit in their mouths and get astride their backs, but rather that…
Quote by George Eliot
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must...
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.