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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We ust find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
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.
When one is grateful for something too good for common thanks, writing is less unsatisfactory than speech-one does not, at least, hear how inadequate the words are.
Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.
What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Can any man or woman choose duties? No more that they can choose their birthplace, or their father or mother.
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.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
Government is an association of men who do violence to the rest of us.
Good humor is the health of the soul, sadness is its poison.
I try to treat all the money I'm making like it's the last time I'm going to make it.
My humanitarian work evolved from being with my family. My mom, my dad, they really set a great example for giving back. My mom was a nurse, my dad was a school teacher. But my mom did a lot of things for geriatrics and elderly people. She would do home visits for free.
I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.
To deprive a man of his natural liberty and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life is worse then starving the body it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.
Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
I would love to play 'Funny Girl' or 'Evita,' but I idolize the women who have played those parts. I don't know if there needs to be another version of those shows.
We heed no instincts but our own.