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
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in,...
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though...
I don't see why I can't have friends of both sexes without wild rumors being...