Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must...
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
It's no trifle at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows...
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...