Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Quote by George Eliot
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Consequences are unpitying.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in,...
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.