The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Quote by George Eliot
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.