People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Quote by George Eliot
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.