Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
Quote by George Eliot
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
Consequences are unpitying.
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...