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
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...