Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...