Quotes by George Eliot

Mary Anne Evans, known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She authored seven novels, including Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Middlemarch, and Daniel Deronda, most of which are set in provincial England and known for their realism and psychological insight. Evans used a male pen name, she said, to ensure that her works would be taken seriously.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.

Autumn & FallGeorge Eliot
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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

MotivationGeorge Eliot
 
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The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice.

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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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Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.

MotherGeorge Eliot
 
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Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.

Laughing & Smile, KindnessGeorge Eliot
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Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.

Memories, Death, Grief & Condolence, Day of the DeadGeorge Eliot
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The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.

ToleranceGeorge Eliot
 
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What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?

SelflessnessGeorge Eliot
 
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Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.

LoveGeorge Eliot
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It's never too late to be, who you might have been.

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