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Top 38 George Eliot Quotes on Life (LOVE)

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What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
No man can be wise on an empty stomach.
No man can be wise on an empty stomach.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.
It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.

11 Inspirational George Eliot Quotes About Life

“It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.”

George Eliot
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.
There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.
Hold up your head! You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence.
Hold up your head! You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence.
Keep true. Never be ashamed of doing right. Decide what you think is right and stick to it.
Keep true. Never be ashamed of doing right. Decide what you think is right and stick to it.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
It will never rain roses when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
Friendship is the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person, having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words.
It is surely better to pardon too much, than to condemn too much.
It is surely better to pardon too much, than to condemn too much.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.
The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.
The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.

12 Wise George Eliot Quotes that will Make You Think

“It is good to be unselfish and generous; but don’t carry that too far. It will not do to give yourself to be melted down for the benefit of the tallow-trade; you must know where to find yourself.”

George Eliot
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.
No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
Selfish — a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.
Selfish — a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.
I am not imposed upon by fine words; I can see what actions mean.
I am not imposed upon by fine words; I can see what actions mean.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker.
Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it: it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker.
Be courteous, be obliging, but don’t give yourself over to be melted down for the benefit of the tallow trade.
Be courteous, be obliging, but don’t give yourself over to be melted down for the benefit of the tallow trade.
Pride helps; and pride is not a bad thing when it only urges us to hide our hurts — not to hurt others.
Pride helps; and pride is not a bad thing when it only urges us to hide our hurts — not to hurt others.

“The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.”

George Eliot

2 George Eliot Quotes About Music and Poetry

Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.
Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.
It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted.
It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted.

3 George Eliot Quotes About Love and Women (MARRIAGE)

Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
And, of course men know best about everything, except what women know better.
And, of course men know best about everything, except what women know better.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told that I am loved; the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave.
I like not only to be loved, but to be told that I am loved; the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave.

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