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George Eliot

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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

— George Eliot

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What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?

— 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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Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.

— George Eliot

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It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted.

— George Eliot

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Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.

— George Eliot

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It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.

— George Eliot

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It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are still alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger for them.

— George Eliot

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It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.

— George Eliot

#open-mindedness #perspective #life

And, of course men know best about everything, except what women know better.

— George Eliot


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Female authors were publiGeorge Eliotd under their own names during Eliot's life but George Eliot wanted to escape the stereotype of women only writing lighthearted romances. Mary Anne (alternatively Mary Ann or Marian) Evans (22 November 1819 – 22 December 1880) better known by her pen name George Eliot was an English novelist journalist and translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She is the author of seven novels including Adam Bede (1859) The Mill on the Floss (1860) Silas Marner (1861) Middlemarch (1871–72) and Daniel Deronda (1876) most of them set in provincial England and known for their realism and psychological insight.

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