Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
There is no growth except in the fulfillment of obligations
A great part of the pleasure of travel lies in the fulfillment of early wishes...
An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence.