Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
Stolen kisses are always sweetest
What did that mean, to kiss? You put your face up like that to say...
These soft nights hold me like themselves aloft and I lie without a lover.