The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect...
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?