The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
I can't bare fishing. I think people look like fools sitting watching a line hour...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Science is properly more scrupulous than dogma. Dogma gives a charter to mistake, but the...