Literary Birthday - 1 September - Marguerite Gardiner

Marguerite Gardiner was born 1 September 1789, and died 4 June 1849

Seven Quotes

  1. Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little.
  2. A woman’s head is always influenced by heart; but a man’s heart by his head.
  3. Conversation is the legs on which thought walks; and writing, the wings by which it flies.
  4. Some people are capable of making great sacrifices, but few are capable of concealing how much the effort has cost them.
  5. Wit is the lightning of the mind, reason the sunshine, and reflection the moonlight.
  6. We never respect those who amuse us, however we may smile at their comic powers.
  7. Talent, like beauty, to be pardoned, must be obscure and unostentatious.

Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington, was an Irish novelist.

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