Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
Quote by George Eliot
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
Consequences are unpitying.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it...
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.