Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.