An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
Your talent makes you who you are. You should be proud of it.
Let the world know you as you are, not as you think you should be,...
And the people weve become, well, theyve never been the people who we are.
When we begin to take our failures non-seriously, it means we are ceasing to be...
For a human being, nothing comes naturally. We have to learn everything we do.
The most important persuasion tool you have in your entire arsenal is integrity.
Performing under less than ideal circumstances can help you improve your skill, build endurance, and...