More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of...
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...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Consequences are unpitying.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...