Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it...
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
Consequences are unpitying.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.