All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
It's no trifle at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.