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Prudent people are very happy; 'tis an exceeding fine thing, that's certain, but I was born without it, and shall read more

Prudent people are very happy; 'tis an exceeding fine thing, that's certain, but I was born without it, and shall retain to my day of Death the Humour of saying what I think. - The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortly Montagu.

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I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise.

I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise.

by Mary Wortley Montagu Found in: Pleasure Quotes,
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No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune.

No modest man ever did or ever will make a fortune.

by Mary Wortley Montagu Found in: Modesty Quotes,
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No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.

No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.

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