"The important work of moving the world forward does not wait to be done by perfect men."
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."George Eliot on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."George Eliot on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."George Eliot on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."George Eliot on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."George Eliot on Maya Angelou
"Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love."
"You should read history and look at ostracism, persecution, martyrdom, and that kind of thing. They always happen to the best men, you know."
"The only failure one should fear, is not hugging to the purpose they see as best."
"There is only one failure in life possible, and that is not to be true to the best one knows."
"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."