You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know.
Quote by George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling...
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
It's no trifle at her time of life to part with a doctor who knows...
Animals are such agreeable friends they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either...
Consequences are unpitying.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us...
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be...
How could a man be satisfied with a decision between such alternatives and under such...
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by...
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...