Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake...
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation,...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it...