Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Quote by George Eliot
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...