A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and exalts habit into partnership with the soul's highest needs, is not to be had where and how she wills.
Quote by George Eliot
Famous Love Quotes
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise...
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Consequences are unpitying.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop...
The best time to plan a book is while you're doing the dishes.