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Quotation by Mary Wortley Montagu, Lady
I hate the noise and hurry inseparable from great Estates and Titles, and look upon both as blessings that ought only to be given to fools, for 'tis only to them that they are blessings.
Mary Wortley, Lady Montagu (1689–1762), British society figure, letter writer. Letter, March 28, 1710, to her future husband. The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1967).
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