Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful course.
Quote by George Eliot
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am...
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
There are many victories worse than a defeat.