But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am...
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...