George Eliot Quotes

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George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: When one sees a perfect woman, one never When one sees a perfect woman, one never thinks of her attributes
one is conscious of her presence.
George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: When gratitude has become a matter of reasoning When gratitude has become a matter of reasoning there are many ways of escaping from its bonds. George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Those who trust us educate us. Those who trust us educate us. George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Souls live on in perpetual echoes. Souls live on in perpetual echoes. George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: What is your religion? I mean-not what you What is your religion? I mean-not what you know about religion but the belief that helps you most? George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: To men who only aim at escaping felony, To men who only aim at escaping felony, nothing short of the prisoner's dock is disgrace. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: I'd sooner have one real grief on my I'd sooner have one real grief on my mind than twenty false. It's better to know one's robbed than to think one's going to be murdered. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: when the people have made up their mind when the people have made up their mind as they are making it up now, they don't want a man - they only want a vote. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: It was not that she was out of 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
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: No man can be wise on an empty No man can be wise on an empty stomach. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: If you put him a-horseback on politics, I If you put him a-horseback on politics, I warn you of the consequences. It was all very well to ride on sticks at home and call them ideas. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: A woman's hopes are woven of sunbeams; a A woman's hopes are woven of sunbeams; a shadow annihilates them. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: A suppressed resolve will betray itself in the A suppressed resolve will betray itself in the eyes. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: The secret of our emotions never lies in The secret of our emotions never lies in the bare object, but in its subtle relations to our own past. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: "Abroad," that large home of ruined reputations. "Abroad," that large home of ruined reputations. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: When a workman knows the use of his When a workman knows the use of his tools, he can make a door as well as a window. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: There is a sort of human paste that There is a sort of human paste that when it comes near the fire of enthusiasm is only baked into harder shape. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: In the man whose childhood has known caresses In the man whose childhood has known caresses and kindness, there is always a fiber of memory that can be touched to gentle issues. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: A woman mixed of such fine elementsThat were A woman mixed of such fine elements
That were all virtue and religion dead
She'd make them newly, being what she was. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Pride only helps us to be generous; it Pride only helps us to be generous; it never makes us so, any more than vanity makes us witty. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Keep true. Never be ashamed of doing right. Keep true. Never be ashamed of doing right. Decide what you think is right and stick to it. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: It's rather a strong check to one's self-complacency It's rather a strong check to one's self-complacency to find how much of one's right doing depends on not being in want of money. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: A woman may get to love by degrees A woman may get to love by degrees - the best fire does not flare up the soonest. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Death is the king of this world: 'Tis Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: I think I should have no other mortal I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: People who seem to enjoy their ill-temper have People who seem to enjoy their ill-temper have a way of keeping it in fine condition by inflicting privations on themselves. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: It's easy finding reasons why other folks should It's easy finding reasons why other folks should be patient. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Better spend an extra hundred or two on Better spend an extra hundred or two on your son's education, than leave it him in your will. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: neighbourly kindness is among those things that are neighbourly kindness is among those things that are the more precious the older they get. Indeed, — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Young ladies don't understand political economy, you know, Young ladies don't understand political economy, you know, said Mr. Brooke, — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: No matter whether failure came A thousand different No matter whether failure came A thousand different times, For one brief moment of success, Life rang its golden chimes. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Gwendolen would not have liked to be an Gwendolen would not have liked to be an object of disgust to this husband whom she hated: she liked all disgust to be on her side. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: As to people saying a few idle words As to people saying a few idle words about us, we must not mind that, any more than the old church steeple minds the rooks cawing about it. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: So our lives glide on: the river ends So our lives glide on: the river ends we don't know where, and the sea begins, and then there is no more jumping ashore. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: What is the use of being exquisite if What is the use of being exquisite if you are not seen by the best judges? — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: I am not resigned: I am not sure I am not resigned: I am not sure life is long enough to learn that lesson. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: There are robberies that leave man or woman There are robberies that leave man or woman forever beggared of peace and joy, yet kept secret by the sufferer. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Joy and sorrow are both my perpetual companions, Joy and sorrow are both my perpetual companions, but the joy is called Past and the sorrow Present. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Saints and martyrs had never interested Maggie so Saints and martyrs had never interested Maggie so much as sages and poets. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: as I hardly know where I am, with as I hardly know where I am, with what — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Mighty is the force of motherhood! It transforms Mighty is the force of motherhood! It transforms all things by its vital heat. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: It's ill guessing what the bats are flying It's ill guessing what the bats are flying after. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Where you have friends you should not go Where you have friends you should not go to inns. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: You are a poem--and that is to be You are a poem--and that is to be the best part of a poet--what makes up the
poet's consciousness in his best moods. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: There are men whose presence infuses trust and There are men whose presence infuses trust and reverence. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: You youngsters nowadays think you're to begin with You youngsters nowadays think you're to begin with living well and working easy; you've no notion of running afoot before you get on horseback. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Miss Brooke's large eyes seemed, like her religion, Miss Brooke's large eyes seemed, like her religion, too unusual and striking. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Soul of man, when it gets fairly rotten, Soul of man, when it gets fairly rotten, will bear you all sorts of poisonous toad-stools, and no eye can see whence came the seed thereof. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: There is a mercy which is weakness, and There is a mercy which is weakness, and even treason against the common good. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: It is not true that love makes all It is not true that love makes all things easy, it makes us chose things that are difficult. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: people who have pleasant homes get indoor enjoyments people who have pleasant homes get indoor enjoyments that they would never think of but for the rain. If — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: The human soul is hospitable, and will entertain The human soul is hospitable, and will entertain conflicting sentiments and contradictory opinions with much impartiality. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: What loneliness is more lonely than distrust? What loneliness is more lonely than distrust? — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: It is seldom that the miserable can help It is seldom that the miserable can help regarding their misery as a wrong inflicted by those who are less miserable — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: But faithfulness can feed on suffering,And knows no But faithfulness can feed on suffering,
And knows no disappointment. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: While the heart beats, bruise itit is your While the heart beats, bruise it
it is your only opportunity — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: One has to spend many years in learning One has to spend many years in learning how to be happy. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: I trust you as holy men trust God; I trust you as holy men trust God; you could do nought that was not pure and loving, though the deed might pierce me unto death. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: A prig is a fellow who is always A prig is a fellow who is always making you a present of his opinions. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: The gods of the hearth exist for us The gods of the hearth exist for us still; and let all new faith be tolerant of that fetishism, lest it bruise its own roots. — George Eliot
George Eliot Quotes By George Eliot: I've always mistrusted that sort o' learning as I've always mistrusted that sort o' learning as leaves folks foolish and unreasonable about business. — George Eliot