Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be run away with. We must keep the reins.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake...
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...