It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...