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Comprehensive information about George Eliot including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. The pen name of Mary Anne Evans who was an English novelist.. (1819–1880) This educational George Eliot resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left There is much pain that is quite noiseless; and vibrations that make human agonies are often a mere whisper in the roar of hurrying existence. There are glances of hatred that stab and raise no cry of murder; robberies that leave man or woman for ever beggared of peace and joy, yet kept secret by the sufferer /committed to no sound except that of low moans in the night, seen in no writing except that made on the face by the slow months of suppressed anguish and early morning tears. Many an inherited sorrow that has marred a life has been breathed into no human ear. Quote Right
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Quote Left There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself. Quote Right
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Quote Left Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress. Quote Right
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Quote Left There are some cases in which the sense of injury breeds not the will to inflict injuries and climb over them as a ladder, but a hatred of all injury. Quote Right
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Quote Left Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas. Quote Right
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