The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Quote by George Eliot
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!