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Pride helps us; and pride is not a bad thing when it only urges us to hide our own hurts—not to hurt others.


George Eliot

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GEORGE ELIOT
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving
GEORGE ELIOT
Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down
GEORGE ELIOT
One can begin so many things with a new person! - even begin to be a better man.
GEORGE ELIOT
I would rather not be engaged. When people are engaged, they begin to think of being married soon, a...
GEORGE ELIOT
The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
GEORGE ELIOT
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