Mary Montagu Quotes


18 Mary Montagu quotes:



"I know a love may be revived which absence, inconstancy, or even infidelity has extinguished, but there is no returning from a dégout given by satiety."
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Absence Quotes
"I know a love may be revived which absence, inconstancy, or even infidelity has extinguished, but there is no returning from a dŽgout given by satiety."
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Absence Quotes Infidelity Quotes
"Tis a sort of duty to be rich, that it may be in one's power to do good, riches being another word for power."
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Duty Quotes
"It goes far toward reconciling me to being a woman when I reflect that I am thus in no danger of marrying one"
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Danger Quotes
"People wish their enemies dead, but I do not; I say give them the gout, give them the stone!"
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Enemies Quotes
"No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting."
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Books And Reading Quotes English Royalty Quotes
"There can be no situation in life in which the conversation of my dear sister will not administer some comfort to me."
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Comfort Quotes
"People commonly educate their children as they build their houses, according to some plan they think beautiful, without considering whether it is suited to the purposes for which they are designed."
"While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind."
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Conscience Quotes
"Take back the beauty and wit you bestow upon me; leave me my own mediocrity of agreeableness and genius, but leave me also my sincerity, my constancy, and my plain dealing; 'tis all I have to recommend me to the esteem either of others or myself."
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes Mediocrity Quotes
"We travellers are in very hard circumstances. If we say nothing but what has been said before us, we are dull and have observed nothing. If we tell anything new, we are laughed at as fabulous and romantic."
"No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune"
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"Only a mother knows a mother's fondness"
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"Remember my unalterable maxim, "When we love, we always have something to say"
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Love Quotes
"A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly."
"We are educated in the grossest ignorance, and no art omitted to stifle our natural reason; if some few get above their nurses instructions, our knowledge must rest concealed and be as useless to the world as gold in the mine."
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"There is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth, those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity which makes all the happiness of life."
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Youth Quotes
"True knowledge consists in knowing things, not words"
Author: Montagu Quotes Category: Knowledge Quotes



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