I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
Breed is stronger than pasture.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.