An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.