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10 inspirational george eliot quotes on success

  • It is good to be unselfish and generous; but don’t carry that too far. It will not do to give yourself to be melted down for the benefit of the tallow-trade; you must know where to find yourself.
  • Be courteous, be obliging, but don’t give yourself over to be melted down for the benefit of the tallow trade.
  • Wear a smile and have friends; wear a scowl and have wrinkles.
  • Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
  • Hold up your head! You were not made for failure, you were made for victory. Go forward with a joyful confidence.
  • It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.
  • Keep true. Never be ashamed of doing right. Decide what you think is right and stick to it.
  • Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.
  • Pride helps; and pride is not a bad thing when it only urges us to hide our hurts — not to hurt others.
  • The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone.
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