Best Quotes by Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (Top 10)

  1. To be content with little is hard; to be content with much, impossible.
  2. Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
  3. Nothing is so often and so irrevocably missed as the opportunity which crops up daily.
  4. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
  5. Whoever prefers the material comforts of life over intellectual wealth is like the owner of a palace who moves into the servants' quarters and leaves the sumptuous rooms empty.
  6. The poor man wishes to conceal his poverty, and the rich man his wealth: the former fears lest he be despised, the latter lest he be plundered.
  7. He who believes in freedom of the will has never loved and never hated.
  8. In youth we learn; in age we understand.
  9. So soon as a fashion is universal, it is out of date.
  10. Not what we experience, but how we perceive what we experience, determines our fate.

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