People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Quote by George Eliot
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
Woe is me for my hurt! my wound is grievous: but I said, Truly this...
In youth one has tears without grief; in age, griefs without tears