It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of some strong unquestioning emotion, to suspect itself, and doubt the truth of its own impressions, conscious of possibilities beyond its own horizon.
Quote by George Eliot
Self Examination Quotes
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...