It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.
Quote by George Eliot
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in,...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.