No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in,...
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to...
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
The great advantage of living in a large family is that early lesson of life's...
I guess my religious faith sustained me more than anything else. Family is also very...
My dad always used to tell me that if they challenge you to an after-school...