More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
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
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...