Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
If Darwin's theory should be true, it will not degrade man; it will simply raise...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
If you want to see what your friends and family think of you, die broke,...
Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends... Sell your...