Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without us; there have been many circulation of the sap before we detect the smallest sign of the bud.
Quote by George Eliot
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
I will never be the woman with the perfect hair, who can wear white and...
The surest way to hit a woman's heart is to take aim kneeling.