Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go...
An idea not coupled with action will never get any bigger than the brain cell...