What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
It always remains true that if we had been greater, circumstance would have been less...
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern...
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
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.
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.