Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
If you want to win friends, make it a point to remember them. If you...
Friendship is constant in all other things, Save in the office and affairs of love.
Light seeking light doth light of light beguile.