George Eliot Quotes

189 George Eliot quotes:

"'Tis God gives skill, but not without men's hand: He could not make Antonio Stradivarius's violins without Antonio."
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"Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking"
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"Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are."
"I'm not denyin' the women are foolish. God Almighty made 'em to match the men."
"In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations."
"It’s never too late to be who you might have been!"
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"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms."
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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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"Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them."
"I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved."
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"Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love."
"All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other."
"Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face."
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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."
"Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love."
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"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms"
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"Those who trust us educate us."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"The reward of one duty done is the power to fulfill another"
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"One soweth and another reapeth is a verity that applies to evil as well as good."
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"The presence of a noble nature, generous in its wishes, ardent in its charity, changes the lights for us: we begin to see things again in their larger, quieter masses, and to believe that we too can be seen and judged in the wholeness of our character."
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