I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
Breed is stronger than pasture.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Consequences are unpitying.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.