Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Quote by George Eliot
Consequences are unpitying.
It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of...
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...