Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in,...
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
Success is a public affair. Failure is a private funeral.
True friends appear less mov'd than counterfeit; As men that grieve at funerals are not...