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
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do...
Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of...
Happiness is not the absence of problems but the ability to deal with them.