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George Eliot

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What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?


— George Eliot


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One can begin so many things with a new person! - even begin to be a better man.


— George Eliot


#new-beginnings #life

For pain must enter into its glorified life of memory before it can turn into compassion.


— George Eliot


#life

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.


— George Eliot


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The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.


— George Eliot


#life

Let my body dwell in poverty, and my hands be as the hands of the toiler; but let my soul be as a temple of remembrance where the treasures of knowledge enter and the inner sanctuary is hope.


— George Eliot


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Those who trust us educate us.


— George Eliot


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Sane people did what their neighbors did, so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them.


— George Eliot


#sanity #life

When a man has seen the woman whom he would have chosen if he had intended to marry speedily, his remaining a bachelor will usually depend on her resolution rather than on his.


— George Eliot


#life

Blameless people are always the most exasperating.


— George Eliot


#society #humor






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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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