We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord will be with thee. Prayer and pains, through faith in Christ Jesus, will do anything.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to...
A woman's heart must be of such a size and no larger, else it must...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of...
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is...
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may...
What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.