George Eliot Quotes

Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return.

George Eliot

In travelling I shape myself betimes to idleness And take fools' pleasure

George Eliot

Blessed influence of one true loving human soul on another.

George Eliot

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!

George Eliot

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

George Eliot

The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory.

George Eliot

Different taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.

George Eliot

A difference of tastes in jokes is a great strain on the affections.

George Eliot

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

George Eliot

Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.

George Eliot

The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.

George Eliot

Blows are sarcasm's turned stupid.

George Eliot

Blows are sarcasm's turned stupid.

George Eliot

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.

George Eliot

The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.

George Eliot
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