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George Eliot
It's but little good you'll do a-watering the last year's crops.

George Eliot
You may try but you can never imagine what it is to have a man's form of genius in you, and to suffer the slavery of being a girl.

George Eliot
Genius at first is little more than a great capacity for receiving discipline.

George Eliot
One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

George Eliot
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
Jealousy is never satisfied with anything short of an omniscience that would detect the subtlest fold of the heart.

George Eliot
There is nothing that will kill a man so soon as having nobody to find fault with but himself.

George Eliot
We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it.

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