One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it...
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Breed is stronger than pasture.
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.