Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.