Quotes by George Eliot

George Eliot

George Eliot

English writer and poet

Alive from: 1819-1880

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

Quotes 91 till 105 of 160.

  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Only those who know the supremacy of the intellectual life can understand the grief of one who falls from that serene activity into the absorbing soul-wasting struggle with worldly annoyances.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Our deeds determine us as much as we determine our deeds.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Our impartiality is kept for abstract merit and demerit, which none of us ever saw.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Our instructed vagrancy, which has hardly time to linger by the hedgerows, but runs away early to the tropics, and is at home with palms and banyans - which is nourished on books of travel, and stretches the theatre of its imagination to the Zambesi.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Our passions do not live apart in locked chambers but dress in their small wardrobe of notions, bring their provisions to a common table and mess together, feeding out of the common store according to their appetite.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Our virtues are dearer to us the more we have had to suffer for them. It is the same with our children. All profound affection entertains a sacrifice. Our thoughts are often worse than we are, just as they are often better.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Perhaps his might be one of the natures where a wise estimate of consequences is fused in the fires of that passionate belief which determines the consequences it believes in.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    - +
     0
    Play not with paradoxes. That caustic which you handle in order to scorch others may happen to sear your own fingers and make them dead to the quality of things.
All George Eliot famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 160 found (page 7)