Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be a monster.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.