Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it: it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker.
Quote by George Eliot
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...