Strange, that some of us, with quick alternate vision, see beyond our infatuations, and even while we rave on the heights, behold the wide plain where our persistent self pauses and awaits us.
George Eliot (1819 - 1880)
Source: Middlemarch, bk. 2, ch. 15 (1871-72).
Contributed by: Zaady
There is no private life which is not determined by a wider public life.
Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous.
Source: Middlemarch, bk. 1, ch. 10, 1872.
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