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
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Consequences are unpitying.
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
It belongs to every large nature, when it is not under the immediate power of...
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought...
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.