Margaret Oliphant - Quotes

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To have a man who can flirt is next thing to indispensable to a leader of society. ---->>>

Oh, never mind the fashion. When one has a style of one's own, it is always twenty times better. ---->>>

It has been my fate in a long life of production to be credited chiefly with the equivocal virtue of industry, a quality so excellent in morals, so little satisfactory in art. ---->>>

What happiness is there which is not purchased with more or less of pain? ---->>>

As for pictures and museums, that don't trouble me. The worst of going abroad is that you've always got to look at things of that sort. To have to do it at home would be beyond a joke. ---->>>

Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought. ---->>>

For everybody knows that it requires very little to satisfy the gentlemen, if a woman will only give her mind to it. ---->>>


Nationality: Scottish
Born: April 4, 1828
Die: June 25, 1897
Occupation: Novelist

Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant (née Margaret Oliphant Wilson) (4 April 1828 – 25 June 1897), was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs. Oliphant. Her fictional works encompass "domestic realism, the historical novel and tales of the supernatural".(wikipedia)