Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do...
It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.
It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as...