Quotes by elizabeth
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- Elizabeth Barrett Browning: English poet
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- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps: American author, feminist and intellectual
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He had not an ounce of superfluous flesh on his bones, and leanness goes a great way towards gentility.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
American suffragist, abolitionist and women's rights activist 1815-1902
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.
American literary critic, novelist, and short story writer 1916-2007
Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more.
Experience, like a pale musician, holds a dulcimer of patience in his hand.
Queen Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand 1926-
Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.
What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?
A good neighbor sometimes cuts your morning up to mince-meat of the very smallest talk, then helps to sugar her bohea at night with your reputation.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
American author, feminist and intellectual 1844-1911
A great idea is usually original to more than one discoverer. Great ideas come when the world needs them. Great ideas surround the world's ignorance and press for admission.
Mary Elizabeth Braddon
English novelist 1835-1915
A modern writer likens coquettes to those hunters who do not eat the game which they have successfully pursued.
A sumptuous dwelling the rich man hath. And dainty is his repast; but remember that luxury's prodigal hand keeps the furnace of toil in blast.
A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
A woman's always younger than a man at equal years.
Anglo-Irish Novelist 1899-1973
Absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends.
American actress of theatre, film, and television 1939-
Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, but it sure heats up the blood.