Quotes by British Author George Eliot


Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it. George Eliot

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

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

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

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

No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from. George Eliot

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness. George Eliot

Breed is stronger than pasture. George Eliot

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love. 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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