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
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow.
I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men.
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
Consequences are unpitying.
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
Habit is the beneficent harness of routine which enables silly men to live respectfully and...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries.
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.