"When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."George Eliot on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."George Eliot on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."George Eliot on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."George Eliot on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."George Eliot on Helen Keller
"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."