Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Quote by George Eliot
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...