Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
It's no trifle at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows...
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...