Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets,...
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...