In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.


George Eliot

896

Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other?


George Eliot

896

But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.


George Eliot

896

When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity.


George Eliot

896

When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.


George Eliot

896

Death is the king of this world: ’Tis his park where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet.


George Eliot

896

In every parting there is an image of death.


George Eliot

896

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.


George Eliot

896

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