Frances Burney Quotes


Insensibility of all kinds and on all occasions most moves my imperial displeasure.

A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition; to curb that is the first step to contentment since to diminish expectation is to increase enjoyment.

The mind is but too naturally prone to pleasure but too easily yielded to dissipation.

There is something in age that ever even in its own despite must be venerable must create respect and to have it ill treated is to me worse more cruel and wicked than anything on earth.