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
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...