George Eliot Quotes Page 3

Belief consists in accepting the affirmations of the soul; unbelief, in denying them.
George Eliot
Believe   |  


What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined... to strengthen each other... to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
George Eliot
Memory   |


Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.
George Eliot
Common Sense   |  


Gossip is a sort of smoke that comes from the dirty tobacco-pipes of those who diffuse it: it proves nothing but the bad taste of the smoker.
George Eliot
Gossip   |  


There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
George Eliot
Music Quotes   |  


The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.
George Eliot
Choices   |  


It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.
George Eliot
Friend   |  


Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
George Eliot
Death   |  


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
Angel   |  


It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
George Eliot
Beauty   |  


Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
George Eliot
Good   |  


More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
George Eliot
Wise   |  


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