Famous Creative Women Quotations from . . .

Fanny Burney
(1752-1840) born on
Jun 13
English "novelist, letter writer". "She is best known for "Diaries and Letters," 1778-1840."

Travelling is the ruin of all happiness! There's no looking at a building here after seeing Italy.

". . . Imagination took the reins, and Reason, slow-paced, though sure-footed, was unequal to a race with so eccentric and flighty a companion."
""Far from having taken any positive step, I have not yet even fommed any resolution.""
""But if the young are never tired of erring in conduct, neither are the older in erring of judgment. . . .""
"". . . men seldom risk their lives where an escape is without hope of recompense.""


Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F:  "Mr. Meadows, in "Cecilia," bk. 4, ch. 2, 1782."
R: "Letter 67, "Evelina," 1778."
A: ""Camilla," Bk. 1, Ch. 13, 1796."
N: ""Cecilia," Bk. IV, Ch. 11, 1782."
K: ""Cecilia," Bk. II, Ch. 6, 1782."

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