One can begin so many things with a new person!—even begin to be a better man.
George Eliot Quotes
If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel’s heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence. As it is, the quickest of us walk about well wadded with stupidity.
Of course, men know best about everything, except what women know better.
It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we live for if not to make the world less difficult for each other?
Correct English is the slang of prigs who write history and essays. And the strongest slang of all is the slang of poets.
Correct English is the slang of prigs who write history and essays. And the strongest stand of all is the slang of poets.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake us.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
A patronizing disposition always has its meaner side.