One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...