But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is the essence of real human love, feels the presence of the cherished child even in the debased, degraded man.
Quote by George Eliot
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird...
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.