Quotes by George Eliot

  • I'm not denying women are foolish.God Almighty made them to match the men.


    Foolishness, Men, Women

  • Plain women he regarded as he did other severe facts of life, to be faced with philosophy and investigated by science.


    Women

  • Blessed is the man who having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.


    Conversation, Talk

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


    Philosophy

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


    Opportunism

  • Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact.


    Opinion

  • A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.


    Jokes

  • A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain upon the affections.


    Jokes

  • A difference of taste in jokes is a great strain on the affections.


    Humour

  • A German comedy is like a German sentence; you see no reason in its structure why it should ever come to an end.


    Germany

  • Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving in words evidence of the fact.


    Conversations

  • Childhood has no forebodings; but then it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow.


    Childhood

  • Our deeds determine us as much as we determine our deeds.


    Character