All Quotes, George Eliot

30+ George Eliot quotes

George Eliot, was an English poet. Born Mary Ann Evans, George Eliot was her pen name. Widely Known for realism in her work, George Eliot wrote seven novels. Eliot's Middlemarch has been described by the novelists Martin Amis and Julian Barnes as the greatest novel in the English language. This is a collection of George Eliot quotes and sayings.

Truth has rough flavors if we bite it through. - George Eliot
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving! - George Eliot
Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are. - George Eliot
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down. - George Eliot
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. - George Eliot
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life. - George Eliot
Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections. - George Eliot
Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them. - George Eliot
It is never too late to be what you might have been. - George Eliot
A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections. - George Eliot
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution. - George Eliot
The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice. - George Eliot
In every parting there is an image of death. - George Eliot
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles. - George Eliot
Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be run away with. We must keep the reins. - George Eliot
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another. - George Eliot
Might, could, would - they are contemptible auxiliaries. - George Eliot
No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty. - George Eliot
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart. - George Eliot
Adventure is not outside man; it is within. - George Eliot
Excessive literary production is a social offense. - George Eliot
The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history. - George Eliot
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline. - George Eliot
It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted. - George Eliot
Deep true. Never be ashamed of doing right. Decide what you think is right and stick to it. - George Eliot
Those who trust us educate us. - George Eliot
Blameless people are always the most exasperating. - George Eliot
After all, the true seeing is within. - George Eliot
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