The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
Quote by George Eliot
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George Eliot Quotes
Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
When one is grateful for something too good for common thanks, writing is less unsatisfactory than speech-one does not, at least, hear how inadequate the words are.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
Wear a smile and have friends, wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.
I do not believe that any writer has ever exposed this bovaryisme, the human will to see things as they are not, more clearly than Shakespeare.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
Men and women are not born inconstant: they are made so by their early amorous experiences.
Think as I think said the man, or you are abominable. You are a toad. And after I had thought on it, I said I will then, be a toad.
1913 wasn't a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment and the IRS.
As a religion, bilingualism is the god that failed. It has led to no fairness, produced no unity, and cost Canadian taxpayers untold millions.
The safe way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.
If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something.
What's that line from TS Eliot? To arrive at the place where you started, but to know it for the first time. I'm able to write about a breakup from a different place. Same brokenness. Same rock-bottom. But a little more informed, now I'm older. Thank God for growing up.
One of the most amazing things about mathematics is the people who do math aren't usually interested in application, because mathematics itself is truly a beautiful art form. It's structures and patterns, and that's what we love, and that's what we get off on.
The follow your dreams thing is really important because so many people are railroaded into taking other paths by their family, their friends, people who should be supportive going, 'What are you talking about?' Even just seemingly regular career paths, but if it's not what people expect for you they kind of react funny.