More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake us
Quote by George Eliot
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...