George Eliot Quotes and its meanings

George Eliot Quotes Index

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What does George Eliot write about?

George Eliot has written on many topics but he is most famous for his work about anger, best, communication, dad, death, experience, failure, faith, family, fear, freedom, future, gardening, god, good, great, happiness, history, home, hope, jealousy, knowledge, life, love, marriage, men, mothersday, music, nature, peace, pet, power, relationship, science, smile, strength, success, sympathy, time, travel, truth, wisdom, women & work. People always share Anger quotes, Best quotes, communication, dad, death, experience, failure, faith, family & fear from his literary works.

What are the top most famous quotes by George Eliot?

Here are the top most famous quotes by George Eliot.

  • Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
  • You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know.
  • The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best.
  • There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows.
  • What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined... to strengthen each other... to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
  • All the learnin' my father paid for was a bit o' birch at one end and an alphabet at the other.
  • Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
  • In every parting there is an image of death.
  • Death is the king of this world: 'Tis his park where he breeds life to feed him. Cries of pain are music for his banquet.
  • But human experience is usually paradoxical, that means incongruous with the phrases of current talk or even current philosophy.