Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Quote by George Eliot
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of...
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Why do we live like this? Is it because it's true that ignorance is bliss?
Boldness is a child of ignorance
Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; an argument an exchange of ignorance.