Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Consequences are unpitying.
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
Grief is nature's most powerful aphrodisiac.
Compare your griefs with other men's and they will seem less