George Eliot’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite George Eliot Quotes 

Love reading? Then it’s likely you will love a good quote from your favourite author. This article covers George Eliot’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes that we at Australia Unwrapped have collected from some of his greatest works. George Eliot quotes to remember and here you will find 10 of the best. A memorable quote can stay with you and can be used along your journey. Choosing George Eliot’s top 10 quotes is not easy, but here they are:

Popular Quotes

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”
― George Eliot

 “What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life–to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?”
― George Eliot, Adam Bede

“I like not only to be loved, but also to be told that I am loved. I am not sure that you are of the same mind. But the realm of silence is large enough beyond the grave. This is the world of light and speech, and I shall take leave to tell you that you are very dear.”
― George Eliot

 “A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.”
― George Eliot

 “O may I join the choir invisible
Of those immortal dead who live again
In minds made better by their presence; live
In pulses stirred to generosity,
In deeds of daring rectitude…”
― George Eliot, O May I Join the Choir Invisible! And Other Favourite Poems

 “Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.”
― George Eliot, Impressions of Theophrastus Such

“It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.”
― George Eliot

 “It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.”
― George Eliot, Middlemarch

“What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?”
― George Eliot

“It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted.”
― George Eliot, Middlemarch

10 Famous Quotes by Author George Eliot

10 quotes by George Eliot there you go! It’s never an easy task picking the best quotations from great writers, so please if you disagree or have more to add, please comment and share your opinions. My 10 greatest George Eliot quotes will likely be different from yours; however, that’s the best thing about them, each quote can mean something different to each person. So don’t wait, comment and shares your best George Eliot Quote. 

One Final Bonus – George Eliot Quote 

“But the effect of her being on those around her was incalculably diffusive: for the growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs.”

― George Eliot, Middlemarch

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