Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets, on grounds other than personal liking.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird...
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
Do not let your shadow walk you. You are not a slave of the past.
No yesterdays are ever wasted for those who give themselves to today.