The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Quote by George Eliot
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
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...
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.