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Letter "G" » George Eliot Quotes
«What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined ... to strengthen each other ... to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.»
«Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all out, just as they are, chaff and grain together, certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.»
Author: George Eliot
, Blown Away
«There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.»
«It is never to late to be what you might have been»
«I'm not denying the women are foolish: God almighty made 'em to match the men»
«What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent, unspeakable memories.»
«Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms»
«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.»
«Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.»
«I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music.»