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
Happiness isn't something you experience; it's something you remember.
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