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George Eliot (1819 - 1880)
English novelist [more author details]
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The scornful nostril and the high head gather not the odors that lie on the track of truth.
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George Eliot, Felix Holt, the Radical, 1866
Some people did what their neighbors did so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them.
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George Eliot, Middlemarch
What we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
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George Eliot, Middlemarch
Our deeds are like children that are born to us; they live and act apart from our own will. Nay, children may be strangled, but deeds never: they have an indestructible life both in and out of our consciousness.
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George Eliot, Romola, 1863
Every man who is not a monster, mathematician or a mad philosopher, is the slave of some woman or other.
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George Eliot, Scenes of Clerical Life - Amos Barton
Nothing is so good as it seems beforehand.
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George Eliot, Silas Marner (1861)
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
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George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss, 1860

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