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
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...