Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Quote by George Eliot
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in,...
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...