Quotations by Marguerite Gardiner

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Born: Tuesday, September 1, 1789
Died: Monday, June 4, 1849 (59 years old)
Profession: Writer
Nationality: Irish

Arles is certainly one of the most interesting towns I have ever seen, whether viewed as a place remarkable for the objects of antiquity it contains, or for the primitive manners of its inhabitants and its picturesque appearance.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Appearance, Manners, Remarkable)

Happiness consists not in having much, but in being content with little.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Happiness, Being, Content)

Here Fashion is a despot, and no one dreams of evading its dictates.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Dreams, Fashion)

I see little alteration at Lyons since I formerly passed through it. Its manufactories are, nevertheless, flourishing, though less improvement than could be expected is visible in the external aspect of the place.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Improvement)

In France, a woman may forget that she is neither young nor handsome; for the absence of these claims to attention does not expose her to be neglected by the male sex.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Sex, Absence, Attention, Forget, France, May, Woman)

Talent, like beauty, to be pardoned, must be obscure and unostentatious.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Beauty, Talent)

Tears may be dried up, but the heart - never.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Heart, May, Tears)

The chief prerequisite for a escort is to have a flexible conscience and an inflexible politeness.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Conscience, Politeness)

The Temple of Diana is in the vicinity of the fountain, which has given rise to the conjecture that it originally constituted a portion of the ancient baths.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Temple)

We never respect those who amuse us, however we may smile at their comic powers.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: May, Respect, Smile)

When we bring back with us the objects most dear, and find those we left unchanged, we are tempted to doubt the lapse of time; but one link in the chain of affection broken, and every thing seems altered.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Time, Affection, Doubt)

Who could look on these monuments without reflecting on the vanity of mortals in thus offering up testimonials of their respect for persons of whose very names posterity is ignorant?
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Monuments, Names, Posterity, Respect, Vanity)

Yes, the meeting of dear friends atones for the regret of separation; and like it so much enhances affection, that after absence one wonders how one has been able to stay away from them so long.
- Marguerite Gardiner
(Keywords: Absence, Affection, Friends, Meeting, Regret, Separation, Wonders)

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