It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less strong against us.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Consequences are unpitying.
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...