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George Eliot

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Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.

— George Eliot

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No evil dooms us hopelessly except the evil we love, and desire to continue in, and make no effort to escape from.

— George Eliot

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And certainly, the mistakes that we male and female mortals make when we have our own way might fairly raise some wonder that we are so fond of it.

— George Eliot

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Hold up your head! You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence.

— George Eliot


It is surely better to pardon too much, than to condemn too much.

— George Eliot


Selfish- a judgment readily passed by those who have never tested their own power of sacrifice.

— George Eliot


Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.

— George Eliot

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Only in the agony of parting do we look into the depths of love.

— George Eliot

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Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.

— George Eliot

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Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

— 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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