Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we...
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.