Quotes by British Author 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 on what you think is right and stick to it. George Eliot

I desire no future that will break the ties with the past. George Eliot

The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best. George Eliot

No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty. George Eliot

Breed is stronger than pasture. George Eliot

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

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

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. George Eliot
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To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion. George Eliot

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

Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face. George Eliot

Our impartiality is kept for abstract merit and demerit, which none of us ever saw. George Eliot

There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself. George Eliot

The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history. George Eliot

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

It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism. George Eliot

I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence. George Eliot

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

What loneliness is more lonely than distrust? George Eliot


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