Maria Edgeworth Quotes

Maria Edgeworth Quotes: The labor of thinking was so great to me, that having once come to a conclusion upon any subject, I would rather persist in it, right or wrong, than be at the trouble of going over the process again to revise and rectify my judgment.
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Maria Edgeworth Quote: If young women were not deceived into a belief that affectation pleases, they would scarcely trouble themselves to practise it so much.
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Quotes about Maria Edgeworth: When the mind is full of any one subject, that subject seems to recur with extraordinary frequency - it appears to pursue or to meet us at every turn: in every conversation that we hear in every book we open, in every newspaper we take up, the reigning idea recurs; and then we are surprised, and exclaim at these wonderful coincidences.
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Quote about Maria Edgeworth: Now flattery can never do good; twice cursed in the giving and the receiving, it ought to be.
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Maria Edgeworth Sayings: Persons not habituated to reason often argue absurdly, because, from particular instances, they deduce general conclusions, and extend the result of their limited experience of individuals indiscriminately to whole classes.
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Maria Edgeworth Saying: Nor elves, nor fays, nor magic charm, Have pow'r, or will, to work us harm; For those who dare the truth to tell, Fays, elves, and fairies, wish them well.
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Sayings about Maria Edgeworth: We may make our future by the best use of the present. There is no moment like the present.
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Saying about Maria Edgeworth: There is no moment like the present. The man who will not execute his resolutions when they are fresh upon him can have no hope from them afterwards: they will be dissipated, lost, and perish in the hurry and scurry of the world, or sunk in the slough of indolence.
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Maria Edgeworth Quotes: Beauty is a great gift of heaven; not for the purpose of female vanity, but a great gift for one who loves, and wishes to be beloved.
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Maria Edgeworth Quote: Artificial manners vanish the moment the natural passions are touched.
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Quotes about Maria Edgeworth: The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrationa bipeds who hurt only themselves.
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Quote about Maria Edgeworth: Promises are dangerous things to ask or to give.
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Maria Edgeworth Sayings: The unaffected language of real feeling and benevolence is easily understood, and is never ridiculous.
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