Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Quote by George Eliot
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Breed is stronger than pasture.