Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
Quote by George Eliot
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am...
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...