Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking
Quote by George Eliot
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do...
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth.
If rich people could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make...