Facts about Maria Edgeworth

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Maria Edgeworth was a famous Novelist from Ireland, who lived between January 1, 1767 and May 22, 1849.

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He/she is born under the zodiac capricorn, who is known for Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful. Our collection contains 11 quotes who is written / told by Maria.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Ward Beecher, H. C. Andersen, Henry W. Longfellow, Berthold Auerbach, Alice Meynell, James Lane Allen, Alexandre Dumas, Samuel Smiles, William Ellery Channing, John Stuart Mill, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Charles Dickens, Thomas Huxley, Napoleon Bonaparte, William James, William Hazlitt, Benjamin Disraeli, Friedrich Nietzsche, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Famous quotes by Maria Edgeworth (11)


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"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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"The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return"
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"The bore is usually considered a harmless creature, or of that class of irrationa bipeds who hurt only themselves"
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"Surely it is much more generous to forgive and remember, than to forgive and forget"
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"Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property"
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"Our Irish blunders are never blunders of the heart"
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"I've a great fancy to see my own funeral afore I die"
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"How success changes the opinion of men!"
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"Fortune's wheel never stands still the highest point is therefore the most perilous"
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"Business was his aversion; Pleasure was his business"
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"An orator is the worse person to tell a plain fact"


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