There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
Quote by George Eliot
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One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
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.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities.
Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.
It seems to me we can never give up longing And wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, And we must hunger after them.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
If you cannot work on the marriage or the women is a moron, staying married and cheating makes the most sense because divorce is disruptive to the family life and your bank account.
Accident counts for as much in companionship as in marriage.
It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
Canadians know that the promise of a recession didn't happen because of anything we did here. If you look at all the causes of the recession, problems in mortgage markets, the problems in the banking sector, the problems in government finance in countries like Greece, none of those problems were in present Canada.
Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication.
The only words that ever satisfied me as describing Nature are the terms used in fairy books, charm, spell, enchantment. They express the arbitrariness of the fact and its mystery.
Nothing is as real as a dream. The world can change around you, but your dream will not. Responsibilities need not erase it. Duties need not obscure it. Because the dream is within you, no one can take it away.
Columbus dreamed of an unknown shore at the rim of a far flung sky.