Consequences are unpitying.
Quote by George Eliot
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
There is no slavery but ignorance.
He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.
You know more than you think you know, just as you know less than you...