A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...