Marie Ebner Eschenbach Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old marie ebner eschenbach quotes, marie ebner eschenbach sayings, and marie ebner eschenbach proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

In youth we learn, in age we understand.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

That bad manners are so prevalent in the world is the fault of good manners.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Nothing makes us more cowardly and unconscionable than the desire to be loved by everyone.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Parents forgive their children least readily for the faults they themselves instilled in them.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

As far as your self-control goes, as far goes your freedom.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Fools usually know best that which the wise despair of ever comprehending.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

What delights us in visible beauty is the invisible.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Distrust your judgment the moment you can discern the shadow of a personal motive in it.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

An aphorism is the last link in a long chain of thought.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Misanthropy is a suit of armor lined with thorns.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Misanthropy is a suit of armor lined with thorns.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Authors from whom others steal should not complain, but rejoice. Where there is no game there are no poachers.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Indifference of every kind is reprehensible, even indifference towards one's self.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Accident is veiled necessity.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Only the thinking man lives his life, the thoughtless man's life passes him by.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach

Privilege is the greatest enemy of right.     

Marie Ebner-Eschenbach