130 quotes found by George Eliot

George Eliot
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
inspirational  # 76
George Eliot
What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult for each other?
inspirational  # 1748
George Eliot
Blessed is the influence of one true, loving human soul on another.
love  blessed  Influence  # 127403
George Eliot
It is never too late to be what you might have been.
inspirational  Might  late  # 127404
George Eliot
Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
death  Forgotten  dead  # 127405
George Eliot
Life began with waking up and loving my mother's face.
Mother's Day  life  mother  # 127406
George Eliot
It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.
Gardening  Rain  trees  # 127407
George Eliot
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.
inspirational  good  beautiful  # 127408
George Eliot
What do we live for, if not to make life less difficult for each other?
life  Less  difficult  # 127409
George Eliot
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms.
Pet  animals  friends  # 127410
George Eliot
Rome - the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
travel  history  past  # 127411
George Eliot
Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
adventure  Within  Outside  # 127412
George Eliot
Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
smile  friends  Wear  # 127413
George Eliot
The beginning of compunction is the beginning of a new life.
life  Beginning  # 127414
George Eliot
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
failure  good  Striving  # 127415
George Eliot
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
Great  together  Small  # 127416