Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
It's no trifle at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows...
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it...
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
I washed a sock. Then I put it in the dryer. When I took it...
Suppose the world were only one of God's jokes, would you work any the less...