George Eliot

George Eliot

famous english writer
The first condition of human goodness is something to love; the second, something to reverence.More George Eliot quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some gentlemen have made an amazing figure in literature by general discontent with the universe as a trap of dulness into which their great souls have fallen by mistake; but the sense of a stupendous self and an insignificant world may have its consolations. Lydgate's discontent was much harder to bear; it was the sense that there was a grand existence in thought and effective action lying around him, while his self was being narrowed into the miserable isolation of egoistic fears, and vulgar anxieties for events thatMore George Eliot quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Certainly the determining acts of her life were not ideally beautiful. They were the mixed result of young and novel impulse struggling amidst the conditions of an imperfect social state, in which great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.More George Eliot quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is so much to read and the days are so short! I get more hungry for knowledge every day, and less able to satisfy my hunger.More George Eliot quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our vanities differ as our noses do: all conceit is not the same conceit, but varies in correspondence with the minutiae of mental make in which one of us differs from another.More George Eliot quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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