Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Consequences are unpitying.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we...