To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true...
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Be courteous, be obliging, but don't give yourself over to be melted down for the...
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.