The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
When superstition is allowed to perform the task of old age in dulling the human...
I am, as I've said, merely competent. But in an age of incompetence, that makes...
Age after age, the strong have trampled upon the weak; the crafty and heartless have...