Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Consequences are unpitying.
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.