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35 Inspirational George Eliot Quotes On Success

35 Inspirational George Eliot Quotes On Success

George Eliot was an English novelist, poet, journalist, translator and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She wrote seven novels, Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), Romola (1862–63), Felix Holt, the Radical (1866), Middlemarch (1871–72) and Daniel Deronda (1876), most of which are set in provincial England and known for their realism and psychological insight. May these George Eliot Quotes On Success inspire you to take action so that you may live your dreams.

1. “Adventure is not outside man; it is within.” George Eliot

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

3. “Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.” George Eliot

4. “There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.” George Eliot

5. “It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.” George Eliot

6. “I desire no future that will break the ties with the past.” George Eliot

7. “Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.” George Eliot

8. “Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.” George Eliot

9. “What makes life dreary is the want of a motive.” George Eliot

10. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” George Eliot

11. “No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.” George Eliot

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

13. “There are many victories worse than a defeat.” George Eliot

14. “We must find our duties in what comes to us, not in what might have been.” George Eliot

15. “Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.” George Eliot

16. “Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.” George Eliot

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

18. “Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness.” George Eliot

19. “Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.” George Eliot

20. “The world is full of hopeful analogies and handsome, dubious eggs, called possibilities.” George Eliot

21. “The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.” George Eliot

22. “The reward of one duty is the power to fulfill another.” George Eliot

23. “No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.” George Eliot

24. “Acting is nothing more or less than playing. The idea is to humanize life.” George Eliot

25. “What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?” George Eliot

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

27. “Our words have wings, but fly not where we would.” George Eliot

28. “Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful course.” George Eliot

29. “We long for an affection altogether ignorant of our faults. Heaven has accorded this to us in the uncritical canine attachment.” George Eliot

30. “One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!” George Eliot

31. “Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.” George Eliot

32. “Whether happiness may come or not, one should try and prepare one’s self to do without it.” George Eliot

33. “Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other?” George Eliot

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

35. “The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best.” George Eliot

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