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
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems...
An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down.
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough...
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do...
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird...
Excessive literary production is a social offense.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.
The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are...
A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar...
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be...