Inspirational Quotes by Elizabeth Montagu

By | June 22, 2016

I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress.

Elizabeth Montagu

To judge therefore of Shakespeare by Aristotle’s rule is like trying a man by the Laws of one Country who acted under those of another.

Elizabeth Montagu

Wit in women is apt to have bad consequences; like a sword without a scabbard, it wounds the wearer and provokes assailants.

Elizabeth Montagu

I never invite idiots to my house.

Elizabeth Montagu

She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it.

Elizabeth Montagu

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