George Eliot was an illustrious and prolific English poet, novelist, journalist and translator. She was considered to be one of the most eminent writers of the Victorian Era. Her thoughts, writings and books were renowned for their psychological insight and realism. Some of her famous works include, ‘Daniel Deronda’, ‘The Mill On The Floss’, ‘Adam Bede’, ‘Middlemarch’, ‘Silas Marner’ and various others. Born Mary Anne Evans, she used a male pseudonym in order to escape the stereotyping of women’s writing being restricted to light-hearted romances and to make sure that her works were taken earnestly. We have rounded some popular quotations and sayings by George Eliot which have been curated from the vast sea of her books, thoughts, writings, novels, poems, works and life. Take a look at the quotes and thoughts by George Eliot meanings, know, principle, silent, blessed, gardening, friends, adventure, hope, sad, truth, indifference, anger, jealousy and more which have a large readership and are quoted frequently.
And when a woman's will is as strong as the man's who wants to govern her, half her strength must be concealment.
Cruelty, like every other vice, requires no motive outside of itself; it only requires opportunity.
There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and have recovered hope.