18th-century Memoirist Quotes
I am fit for nothing but to carry candles and set chairs all my life.
Of Madame Letizia Bonaparte:
She was very ignorant, not only of our literature, but of that of her own country.
Letizia Bonaparte was the mother of Napoleon Bonaparte
Laure Junot, Duchess of Abrantes
I will go peaceably and firmly to the Catholic Church: for if Faith is so important to our salvation, I will seek it where true Faith first began, seek it among those who received it from God Himself.
Elizabeth Ann Seton
Quote of the day
Heaven has no rage, like love to hatred turned, Nor Hell a fury, like a woman scorned.
Predictions that didn't happen
If it's on the Internet it must be true
Remarkable Last Words (or Near-Last Words)
Philip James Bailey
Letitia Elizabeth Landon