Quotes by George Eliot

George Eliot

George Eliot

English writer and poet

Alive from: 1819-1880

Category: Poets (Contemporary) | Writers (Contemporary) | CountryEngels

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    In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
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    In the multitude of middle-aged men who go about their vocations in a daily course determined for them much in the same way as the tie of their cravats, there is always a good number who once meant to shape their own deeds and alter the world a little.
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    In the schoolroom her quick mind had taken readily that strong starch of unexplained rules and disconnected facts which saves ignorance from any painful sense of limpness.
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    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?
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    It is generally a feminine eye that first detects the moral deficiencies hidden under the ''dear deceit'' of beauty.
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    It is never too late to be what you might have been.
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    It is seldom that the miserable of the world can help regarding their misery as a wrong inflicted by those who are less miserable.
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    It is, I fear, but a vain show of fulfilling the heathen precept, ''Know thyself,'' and too often leads to a self-estimate which will subsist in the absence of that fruit by which alone the quality of the tree is made evident.
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    It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
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    It was not that she was out of temper, but that the world was not equal to the demands of her fine organism.
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    It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
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    It's them as take advantage that get advantage I this world.
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    Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.
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    Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.
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    Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
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