George Eliot Quotes

1819 - 1880

George Eliot


Be motivated by this collection of words of wisdom in these George Eliot quotes. A famous English novelist who wrote under the name of George Eliot. Mary Anne Evans is the person who wrote as George Eliot. As you will see below her words are inspiring and contain wisdom that still applies today.

The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men.
George Eliot
Work   |  


You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence.
George Eliot
Confidence   |  


I desire no future that will break the ties of the past.
George Eliot
Future   |  


When God makes His presence felt through us, we are like the burning bush: Moses never took any heed what sort of bush it was -he only saw the brightness of the Lord.
George Eliot
God   |  


A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one's heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
George Eliot
Friend   |  


The most solid comfort one can fall back upon is the thought that the business of one's life is to help in some small way to reduce the sum of ignorance, degradation and misery on the face of this beautiful earth.
George Eliot
Helping Others   |  


Pity that consequences are determined not by excuses but by actions!
George Eliot
Excuses   |  


Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name of inspiration?
George Eliot
Inspirational Quotes  |


If we had a keen vision and feeling of all ordinary human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow and the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which lies on the other side of silence.
George Eliot
Vision   |  


If youth is the season of hope, it is often so only in the sense that our elders are hopeful about us; for no age is so apt as youth to think its emotions, partings, and resolves are the last of their kind. Each crisis seems final, simply because it is new. George Eliot
George Eliot
Age   |  


Blameless people are always the most exasperating.
George Eliot
Blame   |  


I fear that in this thing many rich people deceive themselves. They go on accumulating the means but never using them; making bricks, but never building.
George Eliot
Wealth   |  


What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life -to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?
George Eliot
Memory   |  


Passion is of the nature of seed, and finds nourishment within, tending to a predominance which determines all currents towards itself, and makes the whole life its tributary.
George Eliot
Passion   |  


Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
George Eliot
Friend Quotes   |  


The best augury of a man's success in his profession is that he thinks it the finest in the world.
George Eliot
Success   |  


But what we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
George Eliot
Hope Quotes   |  


Excellence encourages one about life generally; it shows the spiritual wealth of the world.
George Eliot
Quotes about Life   |


Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.
George Eliot
Genius   |  


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


We are all apt to believe what the world believes about us.
George Eliot
Believe   |  


The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.
George Eliot
Tolerance   |  


Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
George Eliot
Failure   |  


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


More George Elliot Quotes:     George Elliot Page 2    George Elliot Page 3   

Words of Wisdom  | Famous Quotes  | Quotes by Topic  | Inspirational Stories  | Proverbs  | Quote of The Day  |
Contact Us  | About Us  | Disclaimer   | Disclosure  |



Popular Pages

More Info