"We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."George Eliot on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."George Eliot on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."George Eliot on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."George Eliot on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."George Eliot on Lawrence Welk
"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."