It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.