The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
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...
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
Everyone hears only what he understands.
The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue
The vulgar mind fancies that good judgment is implied chiefly in the capacity to censure;...