Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
It is the eye of ignorance that assigns a fixed and unchangeable color to every...
Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.