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
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing...
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.
Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of...
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's...
That's what a man wants in a wife, mostly; he wants to make sure one...
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it...
Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands...
To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling...
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.
The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as...
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms
War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish...
A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that action, not words, are...
Have no friends not equal to yourself.