The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Consequences are unpitying.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.