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
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we...
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird...
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am...
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.