When we get to wishing a great deal for ourselves, whatever we get soon turns into mere limitation and exclusion.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are...
Breed is stronger than pasture.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Consequences are unpitying.
We must not sit still and look for miracles; up and doing, and the Lord...
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Ignorance is not so damnable as humbug, but when it prescribes pills it may happen...
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and...
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
The years seem to rush by now, and I think of death as a fast...
All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it...
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest...
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...