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By George Eliot
QUOTATION: Would not love see returning penitence afar off, and fall
on its neck and kiss it?
QUOTATION: Might, could, wouldthey are contemptible auxiliaries.
QUOTATION: ... ones self-satisfaction is an untaxed kind of property
which it is very unpleasant to find depreciated.
QUOTATION: ... we all know the wags definition of a philanthropist:
a man whose charity increases directly as the square of the distance.
QUOTATION: The best piety is to enjoy ...
QUOTATION: Fine art, poetry, that kind of thing, elevates a nation ...
QUOTATION: ... very little achievement is required in order to pity another
QUOTATION: What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult
to each other?
QUOTATION: ... there is no human being who having both passions and thoughts
does not think in consequence of his passions.
QUOTATION: ... indefinite visions of ambition are weak against the ease
of doing what is habitual or beguilingly agreeable.