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QUOTATION: “One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.” (George Eliot)

One must be poor to know the luxury of giving.

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QUOTATION: George Eliot (1819-1880)

It is well known to all experienced minds that our firmest convictions are often dependent on subtle impressions for which words are quite too coarse a medium.

George Eliot (1819-1880)


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George Eliot

What do we live for, if it is not to make life less difficult to each other?

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Today’s Birthday: GEORGE ELIOT (1819)

George Eliot (1819)

Eliot, born Mary Ann Evans, was raised with a strong religious piety but broke with orthodoxy in her 20s and turned to fiction, writing such classic Victorian novels asSilas Marner, Daniel Deronda, and Middlemarch, in which she developed a method of psychological analysis that would become a characteristic of modern fiction. Although her novels are serious in tone, they still contain humorous moments. With which philosopher did Eliot have a lengthy, scandalous affair?More… Discuss