An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are hopeful of achievement, resolute in avoidance, thinking that Mammon shall never put a bit in their mouths and get astride their backs, but rather that…
Quote by George Eliot
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do...
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
The only kind of dignity which is genuine is that which is not diminished by...
For us, to be ignored by God is a harsher punishment than to be a...