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Fanny Burney quotes: Unused to the situations in which I find myself, and embarassed by the slightest difficulties, I seldom discover, till too late, how I ought to act. Unused to the situations in which I find myself, and embarassed by the slightest difficulties, I seldom discover, till too late, how I ought to act.
Fanny Burney quotes: She [Madame Duvall] seems desirious to repair the wrongs she has done, yet wishes the world to believe her blameless. She [Madame Duvall] seems desirious to repair the wrongs she has done, yet wishes the world to believe her blameless.
Fanny Burney quotes: Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy. Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.
Fanny Burney quotes: Money is the source of the greatest vice, and that nation which is most rich, is most wicked. Money is the source of the greatest vice, and that nation which is most rich, is most wicked.
Fanny Burney quotes: It is sometimes dangerous to make requests to men, who are too desirous of receiving them. It is sometimes dangerous to make requests to men, who are too desirous of receiving them.
Fanny Burney quotes: Men seldom risk their lives where an escape is without hope of recompense. Men seldom risk their lives where an escape is without hope of recompense.
Fanny Burney quotes: Don't be angry with the gentleman for thinking, whatever be the cause, for I assure you he makes no common practice of offending in that way. Don't be angry with the gentleman for thinking, whatever be the cause, for I assure you he makes no common practice of offending in that way.
Fanny Burney quotes: You could not see and know her, and remain unmoved by those sensations of affection which belong to so near and tender a relationship. You could not see and know her, and remain unmoved by those sensations of affection which belong to so near and tender a relationship.
Fanny Burney quotes: O! how short a time does it take to put an end to a woman's liberty! O! how short a time does it take to put an end to a woman's liberty!
Fanny Burney quotes: While we all desire to live long, we have all a horror of being old! While we all desire to live long, we have all a horror of being old!
Fanny Burney quotes: An old woman ... is a person who has no sense of decency; if once she takes to living, the devil himself can't get rid of her. An old woman ... is a person who has no sense of decency; if once she takes to living, the devil himself can't get rid of her.
Fanny Burney quotes: I'd rather be done any thing to than laughed at, for, to my mind, it's one or other the disagreeablest thing in the world. I'd rather be done any thing to than laughed at, for, to my mind, it's one or other the disagreeablest thing in the world.
Fanny Burney quotes: Travelling is the ruin of all happiness. There's no looking at a building here after seeing Italy. Travelling is the ruin of all happiness. There's no looking at a building here after seeing Italy.
Fanny Burney quotes: Childhood is never troubled with foresight. Childhood is never troubled with foresight.
Fanny Burney quotes: To be sure, marriage is all in all with the ladies; but with us gentlemen it's quite another thing! To be sure, marriage is all in all with the ladies; but with us gentlemen it's quite another thing!
Fanny Burney quotes: he has no more manners than a bear, he has no more manners than a bear,
Fanny Burney quotes: Tis best to build no castles in the air. Tis best to build no castles in the air.
Fanny Burney quotes: Well of all things in the world, I don't suppose anything can be so dreadful as a public weddingmy stars!I should never be able to support it! Well of all things in the world, I don't suppose anything can be so dreadful as a public wedding
my stars!
I should never be able to support it!
Fanny Burney quotes: We relate all our afflictions more frequently than we do our pleasures. We relate all our afflictions more frequently than we do our pleasures.
Fanny Burney quotes: But if the young are never tired of erring in conduct, neither are the older in erring of judgment. But if the young are never tired of erring in conduct, neither are the older in erring of judgment.
Fanny Burney quotes: There is nothing", answered he, "which requires more immediate notice than impertinence, for it ever encroaches when it is tolerated. There is nothing", answered he, "which requires more immediate notice than impertinence, for it ever encroaches when it is tolerated.
Fanny Burney quotes: I looked about for some of my acquaintance, but in vain, for I saw not one person that I knew, which is very odd, for all the world seemed there. I looked about for some of my acquaintance, but in vain, for I saw not one person that I knew, which is very odd, for all the world seemed there.
Fanny Burney quotes: I am ashamed of confessing that I have nothing to confess. I am ashamed of confessing that I have nothing to confess.
Fanny Burney quotes: O, we all acknowledge our faults, now; 'tis the mode of the day: but the acknowledgment passes for current payment; and therefore we never amend them. O, we all acknowledge our faults, now; 'tis the mode of the day: but the acknowledgment passes for current payment; and therefore we never amend them.
Fanny Burney quotes: A little alarm now and then keeps life from stagnation. A little alarm now and then keeps life from stagnation.
Fanny Burney quotes: Concealment is the foe of tranquility. Concealment is the foe of tranquility.
Fanny Burney quotes: Concealment, my dear Maria, is the foe of tranquility: however I may err in future, I will never be disingenuous in acknowledging my errors. To Concealment, my dear Maria, is the foe of tranquility: however I may err in future, I will never be disingenuous in acknowledging my errors. To
Fanny Burney quotes: There's nothing but quarreling with the women; it's my belief they like it better than victuals and drink. There's nothing but quarreling with the women; it's my belief they like it better than victuals and drink.
Fanny Burney quotes: Imagination took the reins, and reason, slow-paced, though sure-footed, was unequal to a race with so eccentric and flighty a companion. Imagination took the reins, and reason, slow-paced, though sure-footed, was unequal to a race with so eccentric and flighty a companion.
Fanny Burney quotes: But the time draws on for experience and observation to take the place of instruction: if But the time draws on for experience and observation to take the place of instruction: if
Fanny Burney quotes: I wish the opera was every night. It is, of all entertainments, the sweetest and most delightful. Some of the songs seemed to melt my very soul. I wish the opera was every night. It is, of all entertainments, the sweetest and most delightful. Some of the songs seemed to melt my very soul.
Fanny Burney quotes: Misery is a guest that we are glad to part with, however certain of her speedy return. Misery is a guest that we are glad to part with, however certain of her speedy return.
Fanny Burney quotes: Credulity is the sister of innocence ... Credulity is the sister of innocence ...
Fanny Burney quotes: But how cool, how quiet is true courage! But how cool, how quiet is true courage!
Fanny Burney quotes: Generosity without delicacy, like wit without judgement, generally gives as much pain as pleasure. Generosity without delicacy, like wit without judgement, generally gives as much pain as pleasure.
Fanny Burney quotes: To a heart formed for friendship and affection the charms of solitude are very short-lived. To a heart formed for friendship and affection the charms of solitude are very short-lived.
Fanny Burney quotes: It's vastly more irksome to give up one's own way, than to hear a few impertinent remarks. It's vastly more irksome to give up one's own way, than to hear a few impertinent remarks.
Fanny Burney quotes: Such is the effect of true politeness, that it banishes all restraint and embarassment. Such is the effect of true politeness, that it banishes all restraint and embarassment.
Fanny Burney quotes: Falsehood is not more unjustifiable than unsafe. Falsehood is not more unjustifiable than unsafe.
Fanny Burney quotes: Wealth per se I never too much valued, and my acquaintance with its possessors has by no means increased my veneration for it. Wealth per se I never too much valued, and my acquaintance with its possessors has by no means increased my veneration for it.
Fanny Burney quotes: The mind naturally accommodates itself, even to the most ridiculous improprieties, if they occur frequently. The mind naturally accommodates itself, even to the most ridiculous improprieties, if they occur frequently.
Fanny Burney quotes: The Spring is generally fertile in new acquaintances. The Spring is generally fertile in new acquaintances.
Fanny Burney quotes: Lord Orville seemed by no means to think the Captain worthy an argument, upon a subject concerning which he had neither knowledge nor feeling. Lord Orville seemed by no means to think the Captain worthy an argument, upon a subject concerning which he had neither knowledge nor feeling.
Fanny Burney quotes: But authors before they write should read. But authors before they write should read.
Fanny Burney quotes: In all ranks and all stations of life, how strangely characters and manners differ! In all ranks and all stations of life, how strangely characters and manners differ!
Fanny Burney quotes: You must learn not only to judge but to act for yourself. You must learn not only to judge but to act for yourself.
Fanny Burney quotes: Far from having taken any positive step, I have not yet even fommed any resolution. Far from having taken any positive step, I have not yet even fommed any resolution.
Fanny Burney quotes: Why he's a poet, you know, so he may live upon learning. Why he's a poet, you know, so he may live upon learning.
Fanny Burney quotes: The easiness with which she hears of her faults, is only another effect of the levity with which she commits them. The easiness with which she hears of her faults, is only another effect of the levity with which she commits them.
Fanny Burney quotes: It has been long and justly remarked, that folly has ever sought alliance with beauty. It has been long and justly remarked, that folly has ever sought alliance with beauty.
Fanny Burney quotes: Never shall I recollect the occasion he gave me of displeasure, without feeling it renewed. Never shall I recollect the occasion he gave me of displeasure, without feeling it renewed.