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English Novelist, Journalist And Translator

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George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) - November 2, 1819 – December 22, 1880

Born -  Arbury Hall, United Kingdom

Died - Cheyne Walk, United Kingdom

Family:

  • Mother - Christiana Evans (Pearson)
  • Father - Robert Evans
  • Partner - George Henry Lewes
  • Husband - John Cross
  • Siblings - Sister: Christiana
                    Brother: Isaac
                    Half Sister: Fanny
                    Half Brother: Robert

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A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections ~ George Eliot

A maggot must be born i' the rotten cheese to like it ~ George Eliot

A man can never do anything at variance with his own nature. He carries within him the germ of his most exceptional action; and if we wise people make eminent fools of ourselves on any particular occasion, we must endure the legitimate conclusion that we carry a few grains of folly to our ounce of wisdom ~ George Eliot

A man deep wounded may feel too much pain to feel much anger ~ George Eliot

A toddling little girl is a centre of common feeling which makes the most dissimilar people understand each other ~ George Eliot

A woman's lot is made for her by the love she accepts ~ George Eliot

Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life ~ George Eliot

Adventure is not outside man; it is within ~ George Eliot

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

All our ignorance brings us closer to death ~ George Eliot



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All passion becomes strength when it has an outlet ~ George Eliot

All things except reason and order are possible with a mob ~ George Eliot

Among all the many kinds of first love, that which begins in childish companionship is the strongest and most enduring: when passion comes to unite its force to long affection, love is at its spring-tide ~ George Eliot

An election is coming. Universal peace is declared, and the foxes have a sincere interest in prolonging the lives of the poultry ~ George Eliot

An ingenious web of probabilities is the surest screen a wise man can place between himself and the truth ~ George Eliot

And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment ~ George Eliot

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

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms ~ George Eliot

Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning; but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing ~ George Eliot

As to people saying a few idle words about us, we must not mind that, any more than the old church steeple minds the rooks cawing about it ~ George Eliot



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Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them ~ George Eliot

Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness! ~ George Eliot

Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another ~ George Eliot

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

Breed is stronger than pasture ~ George Eliot

But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope ~ George Eliot

Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful course ~ George Eliot

Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity ~ George Eliot

Deep, unspeakable suffering may well be called a baptism, a regeneration, the initiation into a new state ~ George Eliot

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 ~ George Eliot



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