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Mary Ann Evans (1819-1880), better known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist.

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Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.


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It is never too late to be what you might have been.


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Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.


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Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.


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Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.


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Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.


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Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.


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Adventure is not outside man; it is within.


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Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.


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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.


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What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?


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The years between fifty and seventy are the hardest. You are always being asked to do things, and yet you are not decrepit enough to turn them down.


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What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined - to strengthen each other - to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories.


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Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.


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What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?


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It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.


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Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.


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Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.


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The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.


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The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision.


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There are many victories worse than a defeat.


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Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.


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One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!


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I like not only to be loved, but also to be told I am loved.

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