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
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest...
In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk...
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men.
Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of...
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as...
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable...
Hear Everything and judge for yourself
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of...
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...