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
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Jealousy is that pain which a man feels from the apprehension that he is not...
To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is, a dissatisfaction with self