I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour after hour or else throwing and throwing, and catching nothing.
Quote by George Eliot
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird...
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...