For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
How prudently we proud men compete for nameless graves, while now and then some starveling...
They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad...
If you don't go to other men funerals they won't go to yours