Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it...
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...