Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.