Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Quote by George Eliot
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...