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GEORGE ELIOT
(PSEUDONYM OF MARY ANN EVANS CROSS)
English novelist and poet
(1819 - 1880)
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I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them.
      - The Mill on the Floss (bk. V, ch. IV)
        [Conceit]

A suppressed resolve will betray itself in the eyes.
      - The Mill on the Floss (bk. V, ch. XIV)
        [Eyes]

Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.
      - The Mill on the Floss (bk. VI, ch. X)
        [Jealousy]

I couldn't live in peace if I put the shadow of a wilful sin between myself and God.
      - The Mill on the Floss (bk. VI, ch. XIV)
        [Sin]

More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
      - The Mill on the Floss (bk. VII, ch. I)
        [Pity]

We judge other according to results; how else?--not knowing the process by which results are arrived at.
      - The Mill on the Floss (bk. VII, ch. II)
        [Judgment]

We are not apt to fear for the fearless, when we are companions in their danger.
      - The Mill on the Floss (bk. VII, ch. V)
        [Fear]

So, if I live or die to serve my friend,
  'Tis for my love--'tis for my friend alone,
    And not for any rate that friendship bears
      In heaven or on earth.
      - The Spanish Gypsy [Friendship]

A man deep-wounded may feel too much pain
  To feel much anger.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Anger]

A man's a man,
  But when you see a king, you see the work
    Of many thousand men.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Kings : Royalty]

Anger seek it prey,--
  Something to tear with sharp-edged tooth and claw,
    Like not to go off hungry, leaving Love
      To feast on milk and honeycomb at will.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Anger]

As they who make
  Good luck a god count all unlucky men.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Luck]

But certain winds will make men's temper bad.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Wind]

But is it what we love, or how we love,
  That makes true good?
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Love]

In traveling
  I shape myself betimes to idleness
    And take fools' pleasure.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Traveling]

O radiant Dark! O darkly fostered ray!
  Thou hast a joy too deep for shallow Day.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Night]

Perhaps the wind
  Wails so in winter for the summer's dead,
    And all sad sounds are nature's funeral cries
      For what has been and is not.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Wind]

Speech is but broken light upon the depth
  Of the unspoken.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Speech]

These gems have life in them: their colors speak,
  Say what words fail of.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Jewels]

'Tis what I love determines how I love.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I) [Love]

No great deed is done
  By falterers who ask for certainty.
      - The Spanish Gypsy
         (bk. I, 56th line from end) [Greatness]

Dark the Night, with breath all flowers,
  And tender broken voice that fills
    With ravishment the listening hours,--
      Whisperings, wooings,
        Liquid ripples, and soft ring-dove cooings
          In low-toned rhythm that love's aching stills!
            Dark the night
              Yet is she bright,
                For in her dark she brings the mystic star,
                  Trembling yet strong, as is the voice of love,
                    From some unknown afar.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I, song) [Night]

The dew-bead
  Gem of earth and sky begotten.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. I, song) [Dew]

A book which hath been culled from the flowers of all books.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. II) [Quotations]

Beauteous Night lay dead
  Under the pall of twilight, and the love-star sickened and shrank.
      - The Spanish Gypsy (bk. II) [Twilight]


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