For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love
Quote by George Eliot
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...