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Mr. Craig was not above talking politics occasionally, though he piqued himself rather on a wise insight than on specific information.
         

Mr. Craig was not above talking politics occasionally, though he piqued himself rather on a wise insight than on specific information.


George Eliot, Adam Bede
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Even when she was speaking, her soul was in prayer reposing on an unseen support.

Even when she was speaking, her soul was in prayer reposing on an unseen support.


         

You must mind and not lower the Church in people's eyes by seeming to be frightened about it for such a little thing.

You must mind and not lower the Church in people's eyes by seeming to be frightened about it for such a little thing.


         

A woman may get to love by degrees—the best fire does not flare up the soonest.

A woman may get to love by degrees—the best fire does not flare up the soonest.


         

Her own misery filled her heart—there was no room in it for other people's sorrow.

Her own misery filled her heart—there was no room in it for other people's sorrow.


         

In so complex a thing as human nature, we must consider, it is hard to find rules without exception.

In so complex a thing as human nature, we must consider, it is hard to find rules without exception.


         


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The survival of my own ideas may not be as important as a condition I might create for others’ ideas to be realized.


         


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I don't want that boy to fall over for just a bird that forgot that her wings are broken.


         

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People stubbornly lived their lives as they wanted, without regard to me, to an amazing degree.


         

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Feelings have the divine attracting power. Feelings are the only link between you and everything around you.


         

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The sweat of industry would dry and die, But for the end it works to.


         

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Today Relative to Yesterday or Tomorrow The future is made of the same stuff as the present.


         


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