Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
People drain me, even the closest of friends, and I find loneliness to be the...
They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.