Maria Edgeworth

Maria Edgeworth


Author Profession: Irish Novelist
Born: January 01, 1767
Died: May 22, 1849
Birth Sign: Capricorn


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

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

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

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

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

Business was his aversion; Pleasure was his business.

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

Our Irish blunders are never blunders of the heart.

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

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.

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