Facts about Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach was a famous Novelist from Austria, who lived between September 13, 1830 and March 12, 1916. He/she became 85 years old.
He/she is born under the zodiac virgo, who is known for Analyzing, Practical, Reflective, Observation, Thoughtful.
Our collection contains 22 quotes who is written / told by Marie.
22 Famous quotes by Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
"To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible"
"The poor man wishes to conceal his poverty, and the rich man his wealth: the former fears lest he be despised, the latter lest he be plundered"
"Nobody knows enough, but many know too much"
"Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good"
"Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right"
"We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for"
"Even a stopped clock is right twice a day"
"Not what we experience, but how we perceive what we experience, determines our fate"
"Authors from whom others steal should not complain, but rejoice. Where there is no game there are no poachers"
"Parents forgive their children least readily for the faults they themselves instilled in them"
"He who believes in freedom of the will has never loved and never hated"
"Conquer, but don't triumph"
"What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible"
"So soon as a fashion is universal, it is out of date"
"Privilege is the greatest enemy of right"
"None are so eager to gain new experience as those who don't know how to make use of the old ones"
"In youth we learn; in age we understand"
"Imaginary evils are incurable"
"We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack"
"If you have one good idea, people will lend you twenty"
"Those who understand only what can be explained understand very little"
"Exceptions are not always the proof of the old rule; they can also be the harbinger of a new one"