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"What is opportunity to the man who can't use it?" George Eliot
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"My childhood was full of deep sorrows -- colic, whooping-cough, dread of ghosts, hell, Satan, and a Deity in the sky who was angry when I ate too much plumcake." George Eliot
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"She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts." George Eliot
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"What greater thing is there for two human souls than to feel that they are joined ... to strengthen each other ... to be at one with each other in silent unspeakable memories." George Eliot
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"Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking" George Eliot
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"One must be poor to know the luxury of giving" George Eliot
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"Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms" George Eliot
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"Our passions do not live apart in locked chambers but dress in their small wardrobe of notions, bring their provisions to a common table and mess together, feeding out of the common store according to their appetite." George Eliot
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"It is never to late to be what you might have been" George Eliot
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"There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism." George Eliot
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"The responsibility of tolerance lies with those who have the wider vision" George Eliot
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"I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them" George Eliot
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"Our impartiality is kept for abstract merit and demerit, which none of us ever saw." George Eliot
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"Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without us; there have been many circulation of the sap before we detect the smallest sign of the bud." George Eliot
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