Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Quote by George Eliot
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
Consequences are unpitying.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise...
It's no trifle at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows...
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
Where there is great love, there are always wishes.
The capacity to love is tied to being able to be awake, to being able...