We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
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...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns...
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a...
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.