Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
Quote by George Eliot
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Consequences are unpitying.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...