Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
Quote by George Eliot
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...