Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness.
Quote by George Eliot
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You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
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Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...