George Eliot Quotes

There is a great deal of unmapped country within us which would have to be taken into account in an explanation of our gusts and storms.

~ George Eliot

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

~ George Eliot

I have measured out my life with coffee spoons.

~ George Eliot

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.

~ George Eliot

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

~ George Eliot

Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.

~ George Eliot

Some editors are failed writers, but so are most writers.

~ George Eliot

Teach us to care and not to care. Teach us to sit still.

~ George Eliot

The strongest principle of growth lies in human choice.

~ George Eliot

I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music.

~ George Eliot

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