Fanny Burney Quotes

Quotes : 7

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I cannot sleep - great joy is as restless as great sorrow.

By : Fanny Burney

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To despise riches, may, indeed, be philosophic, but to dispense them worthily, must surely be more beneficial to mankind.

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In the bosom of her respectable family resided Camilla.

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Traveling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building after seeing Italy.

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But if the young are never tired of erring in conduct, neither are the older in erring of judgment.

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For my part, I confess I seldom listen to the players: one has so much to do, in looking about and finding out one's acquaintance, that, really, one has no time to mind the stage. One merely comes to meet one's friends, and show that one's alive.

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I am ashamed of confessing that I have nothing to confess.

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