There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder, but a hatred of all injury.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
Consequences are unpitying.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Acting provides the fulfillment of never being fulfilled. You're never as good as you'd like...
There is no growth except in the fulfillment of obligations