Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away...
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
It is never too late to be who you might have been.
Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one's self to do...
Childhood has no forebodings; but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow
Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty
An age at which many men are not quite common - at which they are...
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end...
Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing....
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
It is only a poor sort of happiness that could ever come by caring very...
Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which...
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine...
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...