Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Quote by George Eliot
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
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.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...