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George Eliot quotes and sayings

Author | Born: November 22, 1819 - Died: December 22, 1880
George Eliot motivational quote : One can begin so many things with a new person! - even begin to be a better man.
George Eliot motivational quote : learning to love any one is like an increase of property, -- it increases care, and brings many new fears lest precious things should come to harm.
George Eliot motivational quote : The strength of the donkey mind lies in adopting a course inversely as the arguments urged, which, well considered, requires as great a mental force as the direct sequence.
George Eliot motivational quote : Impatient people, according to Bacon, are like the bees, and kill themselves in stinging others.
George Eliot motivational quote : Power of generalizing gives men so much the superiority in mistake over the dumb animals.
George Eliot motivational quote : It is the way with half the truth amidst which we live, that it only haunts us and makes dull pulsations that are never born into sound.
George Eliot motivational quote : Receptiveness is a rare and massive power, like fortitude.
George Eliot motivational quote : I'd sooner have one real grief on my mind than twenty false. It's better to know one's robbed than to think one's going to be murdered.
George Eliot motivational quote : If a man goes a little too far along a new road, it is usually himself that he harms more than any one else.
George Eliot motivational quote : The best happiness will be to escape the worst misery.
George Eliot motivational quote : We have had an unspeakably delightful journey, one of those journeys which seem to divide one's life in two, by the new ideas they suggest and the new views of interest they open.
George Eliot motivational quote : Men and women make sad mistakes about their own symptoms, taking their vague uneasy longings, sometimes for genius, sometimes for religion, and oftener still for a mighty love.
George Eliot motivational quote : Many an irritating fault, many an unlovely oddity, has come of a hard sorrow.