What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Quote by George Eliot
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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.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
We ust find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been.
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
Can any man or woman choose duties? No more that they can choose their birthplace, or their father or mother.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head.
Hard work pays, evil doesn't.
It has always been my belief that a man should do his best, regardless of how much he receives for his services, or the number of people he may be serving or the class of people served.
At the New York Athletic Club they serve amazing food. People go there, get healthy, and then eat themselves to death - which is, I suppose, the right way to do it.
Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
Humor has justly been regarded as the finest perfection of poetic genius.
There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?
He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.
The country already has a leader who divides us with the bitter politics of envy. We have to offer an alternative vision.
An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.