The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am...
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant...
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...