No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...