Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Quote by George Eliot
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.