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Engrave this Quote The presence of a noble nature, generous in its wishes, ardent in its charity, changes the lights for us: we begin to see things again in their larger, quieter masses, and to believe that we too can be seen and judged in the wholeness of our character.
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Excellence
Engrave this Quote Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
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Expectation
Engrave this Quote Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
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Experience
Engrave this Quote But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
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Engrave this Quote Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other?
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Facts
Engrave this Quote Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
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Failure
Engrave this Quote There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.
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Engrave this Quote Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
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Engrave this Quote The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best.
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Feelings
Engrave this Quote To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion.
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Fight, Fighting
Engrave this Quote In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
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Engrave this Quote Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?
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Fools, Foolishness
Engrave this Quote In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
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Forgiveness
Engrave this Quote Would not love see returning penitence afar off, and fall on its neck and kiss it?
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Friends
Engrave this Quote Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
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Engrave this Quote Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
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Engrave this Quote Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
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Engrave this Quote The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
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Engrave this Quote I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same kind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of light and speech, and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear.
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-George Eliot, In a letter to Georgiana Burne-Jones, wife of the artist Edward Burne-Jones, 1875
Funerals
Engrave this Quote Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night.
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Future, The
Engrave this Quote I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
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Genius
Engrave this Quote Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
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Engrave this Quote You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.
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Goodness
Engrave this Quote Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.
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Engrave this Quote Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
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