We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.
It always seemed to me a sort of clever stupidity only to have one sort...
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. What do we...
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple pity that will not forsake...
Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have...
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.