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
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...