The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.