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
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird...
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
Consequences are unpitying.
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.