Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Acting is a matter of giving away secrets.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it; I think an artist has always...
To think and to be fully alive are the same.
I call for a collective adventure in generalized joy and freely interdependent exuberance. Play isn't...