That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one fool tells him he's wise.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and...
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
Earnestness is stupidity sent to college.
Art is much less important than life, but what a poor life without it.