Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Biography Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689 - 1762)

English aristocrat and writer

Also called Mary Wortley Montagu.
Was born on 26 may 1689.
Died on 21 aug 1762, at 73 years old.
Origin country United Kingdom
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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

I despise the pleasure of pleasing people that I despise.

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Quote by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu about opinion, pleasure, nation
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

While conscience is our friend, all is at peace; however...

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Quote by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu about conscience, peace, mind
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Life is too short for a long story.

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Quote by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu about life, immortality
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

You can be pleased with nothing when you are not pleased...

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Quote by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu about contentment, nothing

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