George Eliot Quotes

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Mary Anne Evans, popularly known by her pen name George Eliot was an English novelist, journalist and translator and one of the most popular writers from Victorian Age. Some of her most popular works include Adam Bele, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Manner, Middlemarch and Daniel Deronda. To know more about her please, please refer to Wikipedia.

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George Eliot Quotes and Sayings
George Eliot Quotes

A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
George Eliot

It is never too late to be what you might have been.
George Eliot

Keep true. Never be ashamed of doing right. Decide what you think is right and stick to it.
George Eliot

I desire no future that will break the ties of the past.
George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss

Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
George Eliot

Our deeds still travel with us from afar/And what we have been makes us what we are.
George Eliot

I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same mind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of light and speech, and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear.
George Eliot

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
George Eliot

It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.
George Eliot

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
George Eliot

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
George Eliot

I think I dislike what I don't like more than I like what I like.
George Eliot, Daniel Deronda

It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted.
George Eliot, Middlemarch

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
George Eliot, Adam Bede

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
George Eliot

No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.
George Eliot

What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
George Eliot

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
George Eliot

It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are still alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them.
George Eliot

It is surely better to pardon too much, than to condemn too much.
George Eliot

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
George Eliot

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
George Eliot

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
George Eliot

I flutter all ways, and fly in none.
George Eliot

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.
George Eliot

Love has a way of cheating itself consciously, like a child who plays at solitary hide-and-seek; it is pleased with assurances that it all the while disbelieves.
George Eliot

And, of course men know best about everything, except what women know better.
George Eliot

What destroys us most effectively is not a malign fate but our own capacity for self-deception and for degrading our own best self.
George Eliot, Adam Bede

Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.
George Eliot

Hold up your head! You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence.
George Eliot

The responsibility of tolerance lies in those who have the wider vision.
George Eliot

Selfish- a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.
George Eliot, Silas Marner

I am not imposed upon by fine words; I can see what actions mean.
George Eliot

The troublesome ones in a family are usually either the wits or the idiots.
George Eliot, Middlemarch

Blameless people are always the most exasperating.
George Eliot

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.
George Eliot

For pain must enter into its glorified life of memory before it can turn into compassion.
George Eliot

It is never too late to be what you might have been
George Eliot

People are almost always better than their neighbors think they are.
George Eliot

Falsehood is so easy, truth so difficult....Examine your words well, and you will find that even when you have no motive to be false, it is a very hard thing to say the exact truth, even about your own immediate feelings -- much harder than to say something fine about them which is not the exact truth.
George Eliot, Adam Bede

Sane people did what their neighbors did, so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them.
George Eliot
 
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