Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
All mothers think their children are oaks, but the world never lacks for cabbages
I didn't have evil intentions, but I guess I did have power.