Consequences are unpitying.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.