Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...