Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
Consequences are unpitying.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...