GEORGE ELIOT QUOTES
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away
A maggot must be born in the rotten cheese to like it.
A man never lies with more delicious languor under the influence of a passion than when he has persuaded himself that he shall subdue it to-morrow.
And, of course men know best about everything, except what women know better
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love...
Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning, but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.
Better spend an extra hundred or two on your son's education, than leave it him in your will.
Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
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