Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Quote by George Eliot
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...