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Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration? ~ George Eliot

Effective magic is transcendent nature ~ George Eliot

Even success needs its consolations ~ George Eliot

Every man who is not a monster, mathematician or a mad philosopher, is the slave of some woman or other ~ George Eliot

Every man's work, pursued steadily, tends to become an end in itself, and so to bridge over the loveless chasms of his life ~ George Eliot

Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be a monster ~ George Eliot

Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world ~ George Eliot

Excessive literary production is a social offense ~ George Eliot

Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure ~ George Eliot

Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult ~ George Eliot



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Family likeness has often a deep sadness in it ~ George Eliot

For what is love itself, for the one we love best? An enfolding of immeasurable cares which yet are better than any joys outside our love ~ George Eliot

Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline ~ George Eliot

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 ~ George Eliot

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together ~ George Eliot

Hatred is like fire - it makes even light rubbish deadly ~ George Eliot

He was like a cock who thought the sun had risen to hear him crow ~ George Eliot

History, we know, is apt to repeat itself, and to foist very old incidents upon us with only a slight change of costume ~ George Eliot

Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets, on grounds other than personal liking ~ George Eliot

Human longings are perversely obstinate; and to the man whose mouth is watering for a peach, it is of no use to offer the largest vegetable marrow ~ George Eliot



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I desire no future that will break the ties with the past ~ George Eliot

I found it better for my soul to be humble before the mysteries o' God's dealings, and not be making a clatter about what I could never understand ~ George Eliot

I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence ~ George Eliot

I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved ~ George Eliot

I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth ~ George Eliot

I love not to be choked with other men's thoughts ~ George Eliot

I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out ~ George Eliot

I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music ~ George Eliot

I think the truth is the hardest missile one can be pelted with ~ George Eliot

If troubles were put up to market, I'd sooner buy old than new. It's something to have seen the worst ~ George Eliot



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