Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
Quote by George Eliot
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Consequences are unpitying.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
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.
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...