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
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must...
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.