Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business...
Action to be effective must be directed to clearly conceived ends.
You're frustrated because you keep waiting for the blooming of flowers of which you have...