No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence.
Quote by George Eliot
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Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
I do not believe that any writer has ever exposed this bovaryisme, the human will to see things as they are not, more clearly than Shakespeare.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Love is the greatest refreshment in life.
If men would consider not so much wherein they differ, as wherein they agree, there would be far less of uncharitableness and angry feeling.
Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.
If I designed a computer with 200 chips, I tried to design it with 150. And then I would try to design it with 100. I just tried to find every trick I could in life to design things real tiny.
Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised.
In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
Not much shocked me. You know, I worked in a home for Alzheimer's patients and my dad used to be really into murders and stuff, so I saw dead bodies. It desensitised me to a lot of things.
True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and aeroplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age.
Roosevelt's declaration that Americans had 'nothing to fear but fear itself' was a glorious piece of inspirational rhetoric and just as gloriously wrong.