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Quotes by George Eliot

It is never too late to be what you might have been.
– George Eliot

Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
– George Eliot

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

The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
– George Eliot

Selfish- a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.
– George Eliot

Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
– George Eliot

There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
– George Eliot

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.
– George Eliot

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

Keep true. Never be ashamed of doing right. Decide what you think is right and stick to it.
– George Eliot

A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
– George Eliot

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
– George Eliot

All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.
– George Eliot

Our deeds still travel with us from afar/And what we have been makes us what we are.
– George Eliot

What destroys us most effectively is not a malign fate but our own capacity for self-deception and for degrading our own best self.
– George Eliot

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