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Elizabeth Montagu - Quotes

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I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress. ---->>>

I never invite idiots to my house. ---->>>

Wit in women is apt to have bad consequences; like a sword without a scabbard, it wounds the wearer and provokes assailants. ---->>>

She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it. ---->>>

To judge therefore of Shakespeare by Aristotle's rule is like trying a man by the Laws of one Country who acted under those of another. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: October 2, 1718
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Die: August 25, 1800
Occupation: Writer
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Elizabeth Montagu (2 October 1718 – 25 August 1800) was a British social reformer, patron of the arts, salonist, literary critic, and writer who helped organize and lead the Blue Stockings Society. Her parents were both from wealthy families with strong ties to the British peerage and intellectual life (wikipedia)