Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Isabel Burton
(1831-1896) born on
Mar 20
English "traveler, author". She wrote books about her travels with husband Sir Richard Frances Burton.

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F
He who knows not and knows not he knows not:  he is a fool -- shun him.
He who knows not and knows he knows not:  he is simple -- teach him.

R
"I have no leisure to think of style or of polish, or to select the best language, the best English # no time to shine as an authoress."
A
"Without any cant, does not Providence provide wonderfully for us?"
N
He who knows and knows not he knows:  he is asleep -- wake him.
He who knows and knows he knows:  he is wise -- follow him.
K
"I must just think aloud, so as not to keep the public waiting."

 



Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  ""Life of Sir Richard Burton.""
R: "Foreword, "The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton," 1898."
A: ""Arabia Egypt India," Ch. l5, 1879."
N: ""Life of Sir Richard Burton.""
K: "Foreword, "The Life of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton," 1898."


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