I read George Eliot in college religiously, and she was a major inspiration to me as a budding writer. So the first time I saw the quote it felt off to me -- a bit too peppy, more like something from a Hallmark greeting card.
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A lot of history's most famous quotes are totally wrong. Martin Luther King, Jr., Marilyn Monroe, and Gandhi are misquoted all the time. MentalFloss s...
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