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

Animals are such agreeable friends, they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. 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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Our impartiality is kept for abstract merit and demerit, which none of us ever saw. George Eliot

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

Breed is stronger than pasture. George Eliot

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

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

Those who trust us educate us. 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

Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand. George Eliot

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

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

We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves. George Eliot

And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment. George Eliot
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There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself. George Eliot

All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation. George Eliot


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