Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Quote by George Eliot
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...