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
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
Consequences are unpitying.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.