The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Quote by George Eliot
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...