Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Quote by George Eliot
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.