57 Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

57 Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot




57 Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot. Here are the best George Eliot quotes to read that will inspire you. Mary Ann Evans, most commonly known as George Eliot, is an English poet, journalist, novelist, and one of the most renowned writers of the Victorian Era. May these quotes by George Eliot help you know more about her ideas and beliefs, to help you acquire knowledge and wisdom in the process, that will also inspire you on whatever your goals in life. Share these famous George Eliot quotes with your friends, family, and loved ones to inspire them as well.


Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

1. Keep true. Never be ashamed of doing right. Decide what you think is right and stick to it. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

2. Don't judge a book by its cover. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

3. Every limit is a beginning as well as an ending. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

4. Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

5. The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

6. One can begin so many things with a new person! - even begin to be a better man. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

7. The memory has as many moods as the temper, and shifts its scenery like a diorama. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

8. What loneliness is more lonely than distrust? - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

9. I desire no future that will break the ties of the past. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

11. I am not imposed upon by fine words; I can see what actions mean. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

13. Men outlive their love, but they don’t outlive the consequences of their recklessness. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

14. I don't make myself disagreeable; it is you who find me so. Disagreeable is a word that describes your feelings and not my actions. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

15. The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

16. She was no longer struggling against the perception of facts, but adjusting herself to their clearest perception. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

17. We all remember epochs in our experience when some dear expectation dies, or some new motive is born. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

18. Upon my word, I think the truth is the hardest missile one can be pelted with. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

19. What destroys us most effectively is not a malign fate but our own capacity for self-deception and for degrading our own best self. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

21. Her own misery filled her heart—there was no room in it for other people's sorrow. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

22. We are all humiliated by the sudden discovery of a fact which has existed very comfortably and perhaps been staring at us in private while we have been making up our world entirely without it. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

23. Few things hold the perception more thoroughly captive than anxiety about what we have got to say. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

24. We have all got to exert ourselves a little to keep sane, and call things by the same names as other people call them by. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

25. It is very difficult to be learned; it seems as if people were worn out on the way to great thoughts, and can never enjoy them because they are too tired. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

26. A man falling into dark waters seeks a momentary footing even on sliding stones. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

27. There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

28. Those who trust us educate us. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

29. The dull mind, once arriving at an inference that flatters the desire, is rarely able to retain the impression that the notion from which the inference started was purely problematic. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

30. Blameless people are always the most exasperating. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

31. For pain must enter into its glorified life of memory before it can turn into compassion. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

32. I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

33. Self-consciousness of the manner is the expensive substitute for simplicity. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

34. The troublesome ones in a family are usually either the wits or the idiots. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

35. Starting a long way off the true point by loops and zigags, we now and then arrive just where we ought to be. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

37. No anguish I have had to bear on your account has been too heavy a price to pay for the new life into which I have entered in loving you. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

38. When a man turns a blessing from his door, it falls to them as take it in. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

39. That by desiring what is perfectly good, even when we don't quite know what it is and cannot do what we would, we are part of the divine power against evil -- widening the skirts of light and making the struggle with darkness narrower. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

40. We are all of us imaginative in some form or other, for images are the brood of desire. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

41. I am not magnanimous enough to like people who speak to me without seeming to see me. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

42. Power of generalizing gives men so much the superiority in mistake over the dumb animals. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

43. Love has a way of cheating itself consciously, like a child who plays at solitary hide-and-seek; it is pleased with assurances that it all the while disbelieves. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

44. Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

45. The most powerful movement of feeling with a liturgy is the prayer which seeks for nothing special, but is a yearning to escape from the limitations of our own weakness and an invocation of all Good to enter and abide with us. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

47. For what is love itself, for the one we love best? - an enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

48. Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbor's buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

49. There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

50. Hold up your head! You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

51. A man never lies with more delicious languor under the influence of a passion than when he has persuaded himself that he shall subdue it to-morrow. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

52. In bed our yesterdays are too oppressive: if a man can only get up, though it be but to whistle or to smoke, he has a present which offers some resistance to the past—sensations which assert themselves against tyrannous memories. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

53. Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

54. 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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

55. Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous. - George Eliot



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

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



Famous quotes and sayings by George Eliot

57. Pity that consequences are determined not by excuses but by actions! - George Eliot

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