George Eliot Quotes.
Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
Conscientious people are apt to see their duty in that which is the most painful course.
Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face.
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.
The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.
People who can’t be witty exert themselves to be devout and affectionate.
The beginning of an acquaintance whether with persons or things is to get a definite outline of our ignorance.
And when a woman’s will is as strong as the man’s who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
No story is the same to us after a lapse of time; or rather we who read it are no longer the same interpreters.
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
Every woman is supposed to have the same set of motives, or else to be a monster.
But that intimacy of mutual embarrassment, in which each feels that the other is feeling something, having once existed, its effect is not to be done away with.