There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are often a mere whisper in the roar of hurrying existence. There are glances of hatred that stab and raise no cry of murder; robberies that…
Quote by George Eliot
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...