Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
Quote by George Eliot
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise...
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
Consequences are unpitying.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.