The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
You can't be neutral on a moving train.
Politeness is organized indifference.