Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do without it.
Quote by George Eliot
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
Consequences are unpitying.
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.