If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of…
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we...
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.