Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite...
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
He was like the cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.
There are many victories worse than a defeat.