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Frances Burney Quotes and Sayings

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A youthful mind is seldom totally free from ambition;
to curb that,
is the first step to contentment, since to diminish
expectation is to increase enjoyment.
- Frances Burney

Insensibility, of all kinds, and on all occasions,
most moves my imperial displeasure.
- Frances Burney

The mind is but too naturally prone to pleasure,
but too easily yielded to dissipation.
- Frances Burney

We continually say things to support an opinion,
which we have given, that in reality we don't above half mean.
- Frances Burney

 

People who live together naturally catch the looks
and air of one another and without having one feature alike,
they contract a something in the whole countenance
which strikes one as a resemblance.
- Frances Burney

I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth;
at least of possibility I wish the history to be natural
though the sentiments are refined;
and the characters to be probable,
though their behaviour is excelling.
- Frances Burney

There is something in age that ever,
even in its own despite,
must be venerable, must create respect and to have it ill treated,
is to me worse, more cruel and wicked than anything on earth.
- Frances Burney

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To whom, then, must I dedicate my wonderful,
surprising and interesting adventures? to whom dare
I reveal my private opinion of my nearest relations?
the secret thoughts of my dearest friends? my own hopes,
fears, reflections and dislikes? Nobody!
- Frances Burney

A youthful American voice isn't particularly challenging -
I've been a young American,
and they're all around me.
I can walk from my house to Barrington High School.
- Gene Wolfe

Music, which should pulsate with life,
needs new means of expression, and science alone can
infuse it with youthful vigor.
- Edgard Varese

To balance China, the democracies will need new friends -
and India with its fast-growing economy,
youthful population, and democratic politics seems the obvious candidate.
- David Frum

Another thing: despite my youthful appearance,
I am quite capable of making decisions.
- Lara St.
John

Anyway, what makes people look youthful is the quality
of their skin and I don't think you can change that.
- Nigella Lawson

So curiosity, I think, is a really important aspect
of staying young or youthful.
- Goldie Hawn

Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized
both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth,
once found, would be simple as well as pretty.
- James D. Watson

Though times have changed, it's a nice surprise to
see that youthful feeling of anti-war sentiment returning
once more to the cobbled main streets of Europe.
- Cat Stevens

For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the
rain and the noise of battle.
It has the power to give grief or universality that
lends it a youthful beauty.
- John Cheever

One globe seemed all too small for the youthful Alexander.
- Juvenal

I'm busy doing my job, and being a loudmouth doesn't
appeal to me as much as when I was younger and had
the youthful delusion that I was smarter than everybody else.
- Steve Albini

The fountain of youth with the youthful young musician is one meaning,
and the fountain of youth with the youthful energy
of the leader is another meaning.
- Roy Haynes

I knew I was going from the flock of Christ and had no resolution to return,
hence serious reflections were uneasy to me,
and youthful vanities and diversions were my greatest pleasure.
- John Woolman

The writers who have the deepest influence on one are
those one reads in ones more impressionable,
early life, and often it is the more youthful works
of those writers that leave the deepest imprint.
- J. M. Coetzee

I had now arrived at my seventeenth year,
and had attained my full height, a fraction over six feet.
I was well endowed with youthful energy,
and was of an extremely sanguine temperament.
- Henry Bessemer

There are two barriers that often prevent communication
between the young and their elders.
The first is middle-aged forgetfulness of the fact
that they themselves are no longer young.
The second is youthful ignorance of the fact that the
middle aged are still alive.
- Jessamyn West

The young people look great on television.
They're youthful and have a lot of zip and energy,
but when you see them live, they can only do about
20 minutes because they haven't got the training to
hold an audience for an hour and a half or so.
- Tony Bennett

The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe,
often with the passion of youthful optimism,
that feminism is a battle already won.
I worry for them - and for my daughters,
too.
- Louise Brown

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional PHOTO

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
- American Indian Proverb

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.
- Native American Proverb

Treat the earth well,
It was not given to you by your parents,
It was loaned to you by your children.
- Native American Proverb

Solitude is considered un-American.
- Erica Jong

I am proud to be an American.
Because an American can eat anything on the face of
this earth as long as he has two pieces of bread.
- Bill Cosby

No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred
on an American than to have a public school named after him.
- Herbert Hoover

Confronted with the choice, the American people would
choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
- Spiro T. Agnew

Nobody ever went broke underestimating the taste of the American public.
- H. L. Mencken

It looks to me to be obvious that the whole world cannot eat an American diet.
- Jerry Brown

The beef industry has contributed to more American
deaths than all the wars of this century,
all natural disasters, and all automobile accidents combined.
- Neal Barnard

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

Managers in all too many American companies do not
achieve the desired results because nobody makes them do it.
- Harold S. Geneen

It is money, money, money!
Not ideas, not principles, but money that reigns supreme in American politics.
- Robert Byrd

An Englishman teaching an American about food is like
the blind leading the one-eyed.
- A. J. Liebling

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag,
motherhood and the Bible.
That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter

I see great things in baseball.
It's our game - the American game.
- Walt Whitman

Half of the American people have never read a newspaper.
Half never voted for President.
One hopes it is the same half.
- Gore Vidal

Protecting the institution of marriage safeguards,
I believe, the American family.
- John Boehner

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

Golf is played by twenty million mature American men
whose wives think they are out having fun.
- Jim Bishop

The average American is nothing if not patriotic.
- Herbert Croly

I met an American woman and got married so I had to get a job.
- Walter Wager

Wit - the salt with which the American humorist spoils
his intellectual cookery by leaving it out.
- Ambrose Bierce

If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated,
let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he
does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
- Bill Cosby

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
- Gloria Steinem

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American
recently passed each other in opposite directions.
- George Carlin

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

Any American who is prepared to run for president should automatically,
by definition, be disqualified from ever doing so.
- Gore Vidal

I have designed the most buildings of any living American architect.
- Alexander Jackson Davis

This is the city of dreamers and time and again it's
the place where the greatest dream of all,
the American dream, has been tested and has triumphed.
- Michael Bloomberg

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of
labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland

The oil companies are gouging the American citizenry aggressively,
relentlessly, and without any sense of conscience whatsoever.
- Maurice Hinchey

When I make an American movie it's going to come out
all over the world-it doesn't happen the same way for
an Italian film or a French film.
- Monica Bellucci

Speaking as a Democrat, all my life battling for what
I conceived to be Democracy,
and what I conceived to be right, I am yet an American above Democracy.
- Richard Parks Bland

Reducing trade barriers with this key ally will go
a long way toward increasing market access for American farmers,
manufacturers and service providers.
- Jim Ramstad

That's probably when I get the most angry at American movies,
when they just so cynically manipulate the audience
without even trying to give a good story.
- Gene Siskel

The South resented giving the Afro-American his freedom,
the ballot box and the Civil Rights Law.
- Ida B. Wells

The American struggle for the vote was much more difficult
than the English for the simple reason that it was much more easy.
- Rebecca West


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