The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Quote by George Eliot
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake...
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it...
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.