Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Quote by George Eliot
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.