George Eliot Quotes (489 quotes)
Life of George Eliot: As Related in Her Letters and Journals (1884 edition)
The Complete Novels of George Eliot V.1, Kiddy Monster Publication - ISBN: 9789879991015
“I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.”
The Mill on the Floss (1860)
Works of George Eliot (2008 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781605018324
“I'm proof against that word failure. I've seen behind it. The only failure a man ought to fear is failure of cleaving to the purpose he sees to be best.”
Felix Holt, the Radical (1866) Full text online
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Picture Source: WikipediaGeorge Eliot
Born: November 22, 1819
Died: December 22, 1880 (aged 61)
Occupation: Author, novelist
Bio: Mary Anne Evans, better known by her pen name George Eliot, was an English novelist, journalist and translator, and one of the leading writers of the Victorian era. She is the author of seven novels, including Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss, Silas Marner, Middlemarch, and Daniel Deronda, most of them set in provincial England and well known for their realism and psychological insight.