The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Quote by George Eliot
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends
If I want to go to a party with a few male friends, it doesn't...