But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.