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quotemadness · a month ago
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Life is like a game of whist. I don’t enjoy the game much; but I like to play my cards well, and see what will be the end of it.
George Eliot
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quotemadness · 3 years ago
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Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
George Eliot
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quotemadness · 3 years ago
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I like not only to be loved, but to be told I am loved.
George Eliot
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philosophybits · 2 years ago
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What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?
George Eliot, Middlemarch
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quotemadness · 3 years ago
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What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?
George Eliot
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philosophybits · a year ago
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What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?
George Eliot, Middlemarch
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socialsapphire · a year ago
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We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it, if it were not the earth where the same flowers come up again every spring that we used to gather with our tiny fingers.
George Eliot
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philosophybits · 3 years ago
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Character is not cut in marble — it is not something solid and unalterable. It is something living and changing, and may become diseased as our bodies do.
George Eliot, Middlemarch
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antigonick · 3 years ago
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I trembled under her touch; I felt the witchery of her presence; I yearned to be assured of her love.
George Eliot, The Lifted Veil
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philosophybits · 2 years ago
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It seems to me we can never give up longing and wishing while we are thoroughly alive. There are certain things we feel to be beautiful and good, and we must hunger after them.
George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss
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spanish-quotes · 3 years ago
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Nunca es demasiado tarde para ser lo que podrías haber sido.
George Eliot.
“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
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philosophybits · a year ago
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What destroys us most effectively is not a malign fate but our own capacity for self-deception and for degrading our own best self.
George Eliot, Adam Bede
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