An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
If language is not correct, then what is said is not what is meant; if...
Words were written out for me phonetically. I learned to quack in French, Spanish, Portuguese,...