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
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it...
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it...
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.