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My life is too short, and God’s work is too great for me to think of making a home for myself in this world.
         

My life is too short, and God’s work is too great for me to think of making a home for myself in this world.


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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Love can rebuild the world, they say, so everything's possible when it comes to love.


         

Sound crazy? It may well be, but it is precisely in relationships of intimacy that your craziness (and mine) will be hardest to conceal. p.215

Sound crazy? It may well be, but it is precisely in relationships of intimacy that your craziness (and mine) will be hardest to conceal. p.215


         


People tend to misinterpret imagination for being willing to do everything, instead of having the capability to put your mind to anything. There is a difference.

People tend to misinterpret imagination for being willing to do everything, instead of having the capability to put your mind to anything. There is a difference.


         

What can be achieved with suffering can be achieved without it.

What can be achieved with suffering can be achieved without it.


         

You haven't written anything about me yet!" She said in a complaining wayHe replied in a sorrowful tone "I wish you could read my unwritten poems

You haven't written anything about me yet!" She said in a complaining wayHe replied in a sorrowful tone "I wish you could read my unwritten poems


         

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good morning' at total strangers.

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good morning' at total strangers.


         

What the hell is that?" he asked."Magic mushrooms.""I've always wanted to try those, " he exclaimed. "They sound so cute.

What the hell is that?" he asked."Magic mushrooms.""I've always wanted to try those, " he exclaimed. "They sound so cute.


         

The weather is nice outside, but it's cloudy in my heart.

The weather is nice outside, but it's cloudy in my heart.


         

Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age.

Patience makes a woman beautiful in middle age.


         


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