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
Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to...
Ignorance gives one a large range of probabilities
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it...
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!