The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Quote by George Eliot
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Consequences are unpitying.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
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...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be...
A mother who is really a mother is never free.