George Eliot Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
blessed-is-the-influence-of-one-true-loving-human-soul-on-another
life-began-with-waking-up-and-loving-my-mothers-face
it-is-never-too-late-to-be-what-you-might-have-been
our-dead-are-never-dead-to-us-until-we-have-forgotten-them
failure-after-long-perseverance-is-much-grander-than-never-to-have-a-striving-good-enough-to-be-called-a-failure
the-intense-happiness-of-our-union-is-derived-in-a-high-degree-from-the-perfect-freedom-with-which-we-each-follow-and-declare-our-own-impressions
it-will-never-rain-roses-when-we-want-to-have-more-roses-we-must-plant-more-trees
great-things-are-not-done-by-impulse-but-by-a-series-of-small-things-brought-together
but-what-we-call-our-despair-is-often-only-the-painful-eagerness-of-unfed-hope
delicious-autumn-my-very-soul-is-wedded-to-it-and-if-i-were-a-bird-i-would-fly-about-the-earth-seeking-the-successive-autumns
animals-are-such-agreeable-friends-they-ask-no-questions-they-pass-no-criticisms
our-deeds-determine-us-as-much-as-we-determine-our-deeds
acting-is-nothing-more-or-less-than-playing-the-idea-is-to-humanize-life
i-like-not-only-to-be-loved-but-to-be-told-i-am-loved
best-friend-my-wellspring-in-the-wilderness
friendships-begin-with-liking-or-gratitude-roots-that-can-be-pulled-up
ignorance-is-not-so-damnable-as-humbug-but-when-it-prescribes-pills-it-may-happen-to-do-more-harm
ignorance-gives-one-a-large-range-of-probabilities
wear-a-smile-and-have-friends-wear-a-scowl-and-have-wrinkles-what-do-we-live-for-if-not-to-make-the-world-less-difficult-for-each-other
it-is-never-too-late-to-be-who-you-might-have-been
one-can-begin-so-many-things-with-a-new-person-even-begin-to-be-a-better-man
its-but-little-good-youll-do-awatering-the-last-years-crops
i-cant-bare-fishing-i-think-people-look-like-fools-sitting-watching-a-line-hour-after-hour-or-else-throwing-and-throwing-and-catching-nothing
people-are-almost-always-better-than-their-neighbors-think-they-are
more-helpful-than-all-wisdom-is-one-draught-of-simple-pity-that-will-not-forsake-us
the-reward-of-one-duty-done-is-the-power-to-fulfill-another
pride-only-helps-us-to-be-generous-it-never-makes-us-so-any-more-than-vanity-makes-us-witty
belief-consists-in-accepting-the-affirmations-of-the-soul-unbelief-in-denying-them
he-was-like-a-cock-who-thought-the-sun-had-risen-to-hear-him-crow
no-evil-dooms-us-hopelessly-except-the-evil-we-love-and-desire-to-continue-in-and-make-no-effort-to-escape-from
it-is-good-to-be-helpful-and-kindly-but-dont-give-yourself-to-be-melted-into-candle-grease-for-the-benefit-of-the-tallow-trade
no-compliment-can-be-eloquent-except-as-an-expression-of-indifference
be-courteous-be-obliging-but-dont-give-yourself-over-to-be-melted-down-for-the-benefit-of-the-tallow-trade
worldly-faces-never-look-so-worldly-as-at-a-funeral
a-mothers-yearning-feels-the-presence-of-the-cherished-child-even-in-the-degraded-man
childhood-has-no-forebodings-but-then-it-is-soothed-by-no-memories-of-outlived-sorrow
hear-everything-and-judge-for-yourself
among-all-forms-of-mistake-prophecy-is-the-most-gratuitous
one-must-be-poor-to-know-the-luxury-of-giving
people-who-cant-be-witty-exert-themselves-to-be-devout-and-affectionate
it-always-seemed-to-me-a-sort-of-clever-stupidity-only-to-have-one-sort-of-talent-like-a-carrier-pigeon
it-is-easy-to-say-how-we-love-new-friends-and-what-we-think-of-them-but-words-can-never-trace-out-all-the-fibers-that-knit-us-to-the-old
quarrel-nonsense-we-have-not-quarreled-if-one-is-not-to-get-into-a-rage-sometimes-what-is-the-good-of-being-friends
perhaps-the-most-delightful-friendships-are-those-in-which-there-is-much-agreement-much-disputation-and-yet-more-personal-liking
gossip-is-a-sort-of-smoke-that-comes-from-the-dirty-tobaccopipes-of-those-who-diffuse-it-it-proves-nothing-but-the-bad-taste-of-the-smoker
only-in-the-agony-of-parting-do-we-look-into-the-depths-of-love
im-not-denying-the-women-are-foolish-god-almighty-made-em-to-match-the-men
its-no-trifle-at-her-time-of-life-to-part-with-a-doctor-who-knows-her-constitution
vanity-is-as-ill-at-ease-under-indifference-as-tenderness-is-under-a-love-which-it-cannot-return
cruelty-like-every-other-vice-requires-no-motive-outside-of-itself-it-only-requires-opportunity
she-was-no-longer-wrestling-with-the-grief-but-could-sit-down-with-it-as-a-lasting-companion-and-make-it-a-sharer-in-her-thoughts
who-with-repentance-is-not-satisfied-is-not-of-heaven-nor-earth
conscientious-people-are-apt-to-see-their-duty-in-that-which-is-the-most-painful-course
the-strongest-principle-of-growth-lies-in-the-human-choice
consequences-are-unpitying
habit-is-the-beneficent-harness-of-routine-which-enables-silly-men-to-live-respectfully-and-unhappy-men-to-live-calmly
keep-true-never-be-ashamed-doing-right-decide-on-what-you-think-is-right-stick-to-it
i-found-it-better-for-my-soul-to-be-humble-before-mysteries-o-gods-dealings-not-be-making-clatter-about-what-i-could-never-understand-george-eliot
the-soul-man-when-it-gets-fairly-rotten-will-bear-you-all-sorts-poisonous-toadstools-no-eye-can-see-whence-came-seed-thereof-george-eliot
souls-live-on-in-perpetual-echoes-george-eliot
the-first-sense-mutual-love-excludes-other-feelings-it-will-have-soul-all-to-itself-george-eliot
to-know-intense-joy-without-strong-bodily-frame-one-must-have-enthusiastic-soul-george-eliot
to-receptive-soul-river-life-pauseth-not-nor-is-diminished-george-eliot
beauty-is-part-finished-language-by-which-goodness-speaks-george-eliot
there-are-moments-when-our-passions-speak-decide-for-us-like-fire-kindled-within-our-being-to-which-everything-else-in-us-is-mere-fuel-george-eliot
particular-lies-may-speak-general-truth-george-eliot
we-are-overhasty-to-speak-as-if-god-did-not-manifest-himself-by-our-silent-feeling-make-his-love-felt-through-ours-george-eliot
i-am-not-magnanimous-enough-to-like-people-who-speak-to-me-without-seeming-to-see-me-george-eliot
ive-always-felt-that-your-belongings-have-never-been-on-level-with-you-george-eliot
religion-can-only-change-when-emotions-which-fill-it-are-changed-religion-personal-fear-remains-nearly-at-level-savage-george-eliot
our-growing-thought-makes-growing-revelation-george-eliot
life-is-like-game-whist-i-dont-enjoy-game-much-but-i-like-to-play-my-cards-well-see-what-will-be-end-it-george-eliot
under-every-guilty-secret-there-is-hidden-brood-guilty-wishes-whose-unwholesome-infecting-life-is-cherished-by-darkness-george-eliot