In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we...
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.