George Eliot Quotes Quotes About Friendship, Love & Marriage

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George Eliot Quotes

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Mary Ann Evans, known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet and journalist.

1. Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.

George Eliot

2. Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.

George Eliot

3. The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.

George Eliot

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

George Eliot

5. The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.

George Eliot

6. The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.

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7. Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.

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8. Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.

George Eliot

9. When death comes it is never our tenderness that we repent from, but our severity.

George Eliot

10. Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.

George Eliot

11. Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.

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12. What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?

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13. Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.

George Eliot

14. Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.

George Eliot

15. 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

16. Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.

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17. Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.

George Eliot

18. But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.

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19. Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress.

George Eliot

20. Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.

George Eliot