It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.

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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

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It is never too late to become what we might have been. 1819-1880

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It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very much about our own pleasures. We can only have the highest happiness such as goes along with being a great man, by having wide thoughts and much feeling for the rest of the world as well as ourselves.

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Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.

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Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress. "Middlemarch" Book I ch.1

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No evil dooms us hopelessly, except the evil we love, and desire to continue in and make no effort to escape from. internet

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No soul is desolate as long as there is a human being for whom it can feel trust and reverence.

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Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand. Silas Marner (1861)

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One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

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