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George Eliot

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I let people make remarks about me, but it doesn't touch me, all those remarks.
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Solar will outcompete other technologies.
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The purpose of today's program is to cast sunlight on a issue that is currently in need of sunlight.
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Mens fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.
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How hard, how bitter it is to become a man!
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We were so far back in the woods, they almost had to pipe in sunlight.
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Old friends become bitter enemies on a sudden for toys and small offenses.
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Deities bless the diligent.
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There is a sort of elation about sunlight on the upper part of a house.
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He (Robson) has different plans that's all, I'm not bitter about it. It's up to him.
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Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.
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But every single Jewish manuscript is evidence of an individual's commitment to that manuscript.
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The terrible thing about sunlight is it shows the dirt.
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Many a man thinks he is patient when, in reality, he is indifferent.
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I want God to play in my bloodstream the way sunlight amuses itself on the water.
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I gave him the manuscript and let him do what he would with it,
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We are not on this planet to ask forgiveness of our deities
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We crave for new sensations but soon become indifferent to them. The wonders of yesterday are today ...
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Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
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The great thing about George is that he can stand back and let his managers create.
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I gave him the manuscript and let him do what he would with it,
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Vitamin S – The sunlight (S) vitamin, however too much or too little will make you sick.
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Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen.
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I allow the deities of compassion to fill me with light for the highest good.
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The solar system has no anxiety about its reputation
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I had no preconceived notions or agendas when I began this in 1993 as to what I was looking for.
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Bad mind, bad heart.
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Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.
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Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
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Those who trust us educate us.
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Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
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The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
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Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution.
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Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.
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Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
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In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
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The reward of one's duty is the power to fulfill another.
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Blows are sarcasm's turned stupid.
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Great feelings will often take the aspect of error, and great faith the aspect of illusion.
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Kisses honeyed by oblivion.
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Among all forms of mistake, prophecy is the most gratuitous.
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Friendships begin with liking or gratitude — roots that can be pulled up.
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Hear Everything and judge for yourself
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The happiest women, like the happiest nations, have no history.
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Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.
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Not shrink and let the s...
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Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
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What do we live for if it is not to make life less difficult to each other.
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I like trying to get pregnant. I'm not so sure about childbirth.
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A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.
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Confound you handsome young fellows! You think of having it all your own way in the world. You don't...
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People are almost always better than their neighbors think they are.
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Selfish— a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.
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We are all apt to believe what the world believes about us.
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Best friend, my well-spring in the wilderness!
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The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.
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The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.
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Modesty, not temper.
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The memory has as many moods as the temper, and shifts its scenery like a diorama.
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Falsehood is easy, truth so difficult.
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It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted.
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Decide on what you think is right, and stick to it.
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Might, could, would -they are contemptible auxiliaries.
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Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
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A man vows, and yet will not east away the means of breaking his vow. Is it that he distinctly means...
GEORGE ELIOT
The lapse of time during which a given event has not happened, is, in this logic of habit, constantl...
GEORGE ELIOT
The select natures who pant after the ideal, and find nothing in pantaloons or petticoats great enou...
GEORGE ELIOT
Passion is of the nature of seed, and finds nourishment within, tending to a predominance which dete...
GEORGE ELIOT
I have never fully unbosomed myself to any human being; I have never been encouraged to trust much i...
GEORGE ELIOT
There is no private life which has not been determined by a wider public life.
GEORGE ELIOT
What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life--to stre...
GEORGE ELIOT
It is never too late to become what you might have been. -George Eliot.
GEORGE ELIOT
Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.
GEORGE ELIOT
People who can't be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
GEORGE ELIOT
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
GEORGE ELIOT
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are still alive. There are certain ...
GEORGE ELIOT
Do we not wile away moments of inanity or fatigued waiting by repeating some trivial movement or sou...
GEORGE ELIOT
Our passions do not live apart in locked chambers but dress in their small wardrobe of notions, brin...
GEORGE ELIOT
If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass gr...
GEORGE ELIOT
I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to inf...
GEORGE ELIOT
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
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...
GEORGE ELIOT
Who has not felt the beauty of a woman's arm? The unspeakable suggestions of tenderness that lie in...
GEORGE ELIOT
Only those who know the supremacy of the intellectual life can understand the grief of one who falls...
GEORGE ELIOT
Would not love see returning penitence afar off, and fall on its neck and kiss it?
GEORGE ELIOT
Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
GEORGE ELIOT
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow...
GEORGE ELIOT
What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
GEORGE ELIOT
For character too is a process and an unfolding... among our valued friends is there not someone or ...
GEORGE ELIOT
Here undoubtedly lies the chief poetic energy: --in the force of imagination that pierces or exalts ...
GEORGE ELIOT
A mother's yearning feels the presence of the cherished child even in the degraded man.
GEORGE ELIOT
But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is the essence of ...
GEORGE ELIOT
It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are cer...
GEORGE ELIOT