Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Consequences are unpitying.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who...
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to...
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
It's no trifle at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...