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
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...