Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful course.
Quote by George Eliot
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
Words were written out for me phonetically. I learned to quack in French, Spanish, Portuguese,...
If it were admitted that the great object is to read and enjoy a language,...