There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it...
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Consequences are unpitying.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...