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
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Consequences are unpitying.
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
A mother is not a person to lean on but a person to make leaning...
What brings joy to the heart is not so much the friend's gift as the...