And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...