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Results of search for Author: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Page 1 of 1
Showing results 1 to 5 of 5 total quotations found.

Results from Cole's Quotables:

Civility costs nothing and buys everything.
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 - 1762)

Results from Rand Lindsly's Quotations:

I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise.
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 - 1762)

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No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 - 1762)

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I prefer liberty to chains of diamonds.
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 - 1762)

Results from Contributed Quotations:

The idle mind will sometimes fall into contemplations that serve for nothing but to ruin the health, destroy good humour, hasten old age and wrinkles, and bring on an habitual melancholy. 'Tis a maxim with me to be young as long as one can: there is nothing can pay one for that invaluable ignorance which is the companion of youth; those sanguine groundless hopes, and that lively vanity, which make all the happiness of life. To my extreme mortification I grow wiser every day...
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 - 1762)
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