George Eliot

George Eliot Quotes and Sayings

George Eliot English novelist (1819 - 1880)

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving. ~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

Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us worthy evidence of the fact. ~George Eliot

The strongest principle of growth lies in the human choice. ~George Eliot

The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another. ~George Eliot

Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. ~George Eliot

The scornful nostril and the high head gather not the odors that lie on the track of truth. ~George Eliot

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

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. ~George Eliot

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