Maria Edgeworth

Maria Edgeworth

was an Anglo-Irish novelist and children's writer. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature.
half the good intentions of my life have been frustrated by my unfortunate habit of putting things off till to-morrow.More Maria Edgeworth quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is unjust and absurd of those advancing in years, to expect of the young that confidence should come all and only on their side: the human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return.More Maria Edgeworth quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We cannot judge either of the feelings or of the characters of men with perfect accuracy from their actions or their appearance in public; it is from their careless conversations, their half-finished sentences, that we may hope with the greatest probability of success to discover their real characters.More Maria Edgeworth quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
when driven to the necessity of explaining, I found that I did not myself understand what I meant.More Maria Edgeworth quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some people talk of morality, and some of religion, but give me a little snug property.More Maria Edgeworth quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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