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
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...