She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.
Quote by George Eliot
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to...
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
There is no distance on this earth as far away as yesterday.
Don't let the past steal your present.