In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
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.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of...
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it...
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Jealousy is a dog's bark which attracts thieves
Peace of mind makes the body healthy, but jealousy is like a cancer.