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There are few of us that are not rather ashamed of our sins and follies as we look out on the blessed morning sunlight, which comes to us like a bright-winged angel beckoning us to quit the old path of vanity that stretches its dreary length behind us ~ George Eliot

There are many victories worse than a defeat ~ George Eliot

There are various orders of beauty, causing men to make fools of themselves in various styles ~ George Eliot

There is a chill air surrounding those who are down in the world, and people are glad to get away from them, as from a cold room ~ George Eliot

There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms ~ George Eliot

There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism ~ George Eliot

There is heroism even in the circles of hell for fellow-sinners who cling to each other in the fiery whirlwind and never recriminate ~ George Eliot

There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope ~ George Eliot

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

There is no killing the suspicion that deceit has once begotten ~ George Eliot



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There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life ~ George Eliot

There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows ~ George Eliot

There's folks 'ud stand on their heads and then say the fault was i' their boots ~ George Eliot

There's nothing that kills a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself ~ George Eliot

There's truth in wine, and there may be some in gin and muddy beer; but whether it's truth worth my knowing, is another question ~ George Eliot

To have in general but little feeling, seems to be the only security against feeling too much on any particular occasion ~ George Eliot

Trouble comes to us all in this life: we set our hearts on things which it isn't God's will for us to have, and then we go sorrowing ~ George Eliot

Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through ~ George Eliot

Vague memories hang about the mind like cobwebs ~ George Eliot

Vanity is as ill at ease under indifference as tenderness is under a love which it cannot return ~ George Eliot



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We are all apt to believe what the world believes about us ~ George Eliot

We are all humiliated by the sudden discovery of a fact which has existed very comfortably and perhaps been staring at us in private while we have been making up our world entirely without it ~ George Eliot

We are all of us imaginative in some form or other, for images are the brood of desire ~ George Eliot

We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves ~ George Eliot

We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment ~ George Eliot

We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been ~ George Eliot

We mustn't be in a hurry to fix and choose our own lot; we must wait to be guided ~ George Eliot

Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles ~ George Eliot

What are a handful of reasonable men against a crowd with stones in their hands? ~ George Eliot

What can still that hunger of the heart which sickens the eye for beauty, and makes sweet-scented ease an oppression? ~ George Eliot



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