Maria Edgeworth - Quotes

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The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.

The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.

Fortune's wheel never stands still the highest point is therefore the most perilous. ---->>>

An orator is the worse person to tell a plain fact. ---->>>

Surely it is much more generous to forgive and remember, than to forgive and forget. ---->>>

Our Irish blunders are never blunders of the heart. ---->>>

Business was his aversion; Pleasure was his business. ---->>>

I've a great fancy to see my own funeral afore I die. ---->>>

Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property. ---->>>

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

How success changes the opinion of men! ---->>>

The law, in our case, seems to make the right; and the very reverse ought to be done - the right should make the law. ---->>>


Nationality: Irish
Born: January 1, 1767
Die: May 22, 1849
Occupation: Novelist

Maria Edgeworth (1 January 1768 – 22 May 1849) was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. She held advanced views, for a woman of her time, on estate management, politics and education, and corresponded with some of the leading literary and economic writers, including Sir Walter Scott and David Ricardo (wikipedia)