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
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise...
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...