The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
Quote by George Eliot
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird...
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
[I kiss the soil] as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a...
Always remember this: 'A kiss will never miss, and after many kisses a miss becomes...
Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor...