Consequences are unpitying.
Quote by George Eliot
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
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.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
My doctrine is this, that if we see cruelty or wrong that we have the...
When lenity and cruelty play for a kingdom, the gentler gamester is the soonest winner.