Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other?
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Consequences are unpitying.
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of...
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...