Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away early to the tropics, and is at home with palms and banyans -which is nourished on books of travel, and stretches the theatre of its…
Quote by George Eliot
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
The knowledge of the causal power of thought is the basis of all their (Hebrew)...
And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge,...