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wit is often its own worst ene...

wit is often its own worst enemy.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

half the good intentions of my...

half the good intentions of my life have been frustrated by my unfortunate habit of putting things off till to-morrow.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

a straight line is the shortes...

a straight line is the shortest possible line between any two points - an axiom equally true in morals as in mathematics.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

First loves are not necessaril...

First loves are not necessarily more foolish than others; but the chances are certainly against them. Proximity of time or place, a variety of accidental circumstances more than the essential merits of the object, often produce what is called first love.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

how impossible it is not to la...

how impossible it is not to laugh in some company, or to laugh in others.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

Justice satisfies everybody....

Justice satisfies everybody.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

tyranny and injustice always p...

tyranny and injustice always produce cunning and falsehood.

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We are all apt to think that a...

We are all apt to think that an opinion that differs from our own is a prejudice ...

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We perfectly agreed in our ide...

We perfectly agreed in our ideas of traveling; we hurried from place to place as fast as horses and wheels, and curses and guineas, could carry us.

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The labor of thinking was so g...

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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[On collectors of quotations:]...

[On collectors of quotations:] How far our literature may in future suffer from these blighting swarms, will best be conceived by a glance at what they have already withered and blasted of the favourite productions of our most popular poets ...

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Love occupies a vast space in ...

Love occupies a vast space in a woman's thoughts, but fills a small portion in a man's life.

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Let the sexes mutually forgive...

Let the sexes mutually forgive each other their follies; or, what is much better, let them combine their talents for their general advantage.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

... an inaccurate use of words...

... an inaccurate use of words produces such a strange confusion in all reasoning, that in the heat of debate, the combatants, unable to distinguish their friends from their foes, fall promiscuously on both.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

If young women were not deceiv...

If young women were not deceived into a belief that affectation pleases, they would scarcely trouble themselves to practise it so much.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

The bore is usually considered...

The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrationa bipeds who hurt only themselves.

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Those who are animated by hope...

Those who are animated by hope can perform what would seem impossibilities to those who are under the depressing influence of fear.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

We may make our future by the ...

We may make our future by the best use of the present. There is no moment like the present.

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It sometimes requires courage ...

It sometimes requires courage to fly from danger.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

Nor elves, nor fays, nor magic...

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.

Maria Edgeworth 99 quotes

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Пиpaт Бapaк Oбaма с матepью Cтэнли Энн. 1960е годы. Молодая Королева Елизавета II за рулем автомобиля вместе с юными Принцем Чарльзом и Принцессой Анной, 1957 год. Петр Аркадьевич Столыпин, 1908 год....

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Аяко Вакао — японская киноактриса, одна из популярнейших кинозвёзд японского кинематографа 1950-х — 1960-х годов. Мэрилин Монро ест хот-дог, Нью–Йорк, 1957 год. Женщины-полицейские города Престона пыт...