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
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
It's no trifle at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows...
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Friendships begin with liking or gratitude roots that can be pulled up.
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of...
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
In bringing up a child, think of its old age.
Therefore said his parents, He is of age; ask him.