The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be...
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.