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
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
It's no trifle at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows...
Breed is stronger than pasture.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.