Speech is often barren; but silence also does not necessarily brood over a full nest. Your still fowl, blinking at you without remark, may all the while be sitting on one addled egg…
More quotes by George Eliot
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.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.
More quotes about Wisdom
Try, try, try, and keep on trying is the rule that must be followed to become an expert in anything.
There is a sort of subjection which is the peculiar heritage of largeness and of love; and strength is often only another name for willing bondage to irremediable weakness.
The physical world, including our bodies, is a response of the observer. We create our bodies as we create the experience of our world.