It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of some strong unquestioning emotion, to suspect itself, and doubt the truth of its own impressions, conscious of possibilities beyond its own horizon.
Quote by George Eliot
Self Examination Quotes
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour...
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we...
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.