Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of...
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.