Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the benefit of the tallow trade
Quote by George Eliot
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.