George Eliot

George Eliot

famous english writer
We could never have loved the earth so well if we 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 as we sat lisping to ourselves on the grass . . .More George Eliot quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Of a truth, Knowledge is power, but it is a power reined by scruple, having a conscience of what must be and what may be; whereas Ignorance is a blind giant who, let him but wax unbound, would make it a sport to seize the pillars that hold up the long-wrought fabric of human good, and turn all the places of joy as dark as a buried Babylon.More George Eliot quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Self-confidence is apt to address itself to an imaginary dullness in others; as people who are well off speak in a cajoling tone to the poor.More George Eliot quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most of us who turn to any subject we love remember some morning or evening hour when we got on a high stool to reach down an untried volume, or sat with parted lips listening to a new talker, or for very lack of books began to listen to the voices within, as the first traceable beginning of our love.More George Eliot quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A prig is a fellow who is always making you a present of his opinions.More George Eliot quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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