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By George Eliot
QUOTATION: ... people are almost always better than their neighbours
think they are.
QUOTATION: She was ... apt to be a little severe towards her own sex,
which in her opinion was framed to be entirely subordinate.
QUOTATION: Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never
to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
QUOTATION: People glorify all sorts of bravery except the bravery they
might show on behalf of their nearest neighbours.
QUOTATION: In all failures, the beginning is certainly the half of the
QUOTATION: We are all of us imaginative in some form or other, for images
are the brood of desire ...
QUOTATION: ... we all of us, grave or light, get our thoughts entangled
in metaphors, and act fatally on the strength of them ...
QUOTATION: Where women love each other, men learn to smother their mutual
QUOTATION: Solomons Proverbs, I think, have omitted to say, that
as the sore palate findeth grit, so an uneasy consciousness heareth innuendos.
QUOTATION: ... despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.