Lady Hester Stanhope Quotes

Who is Lady Hester Stanhope?

Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope was a British socialite, adventurer and traveller who undertook an archaeological expedition to Ashkelon.

Born March 12, 1776
Died June 23, 1839

Books by Lady Hester Stanhope

Best 9 Quotes by Lady Hester Stanhope

“Education is all paint - it does not alter the nature of the wood that lies under it, it only improves its appearance a little. Why I dislike education so much is, that it makes all people alike, until you have examined into them; and it sometimes is so long before you get to see under the varnish!”

Lady Hester Stanhope

“Everybody has a character, and so they have a behind: but they don't go about showing the one any more than the other.”

Lady Hester Stanhope

“I am not bound to give reasons for what I do to anybody.”

Lady Hester Stanhope

“I like traveling of all things; it is a constant change of ideas.”

Lady Hester Stanhope

“If people expect that I should not tell them the truth to their face, they are mistaken; and if you or anybody else acts a fool, I must say so.”

Lady Hester Stanhope

“It is only the vulgar who are always fancying themselves insulted. If a man treads on another's toe in good society, do you think it is taken as an insult?”

Lady Hester Stanhope

“My roses are my jewels; the sun, moon, and stars my clocks; fruit and water my fare.”

Lady Hester Stanhope

Offer of the week

Quiet Air Purifier

“Nature forms us in a certain manner, both inwardly and outwardly, and it is in vain to attempt to alter it.”

Lady Hester Stanhope

“Nobody is such a fool as to moider away his time in the slip-slop conversation of a pack of women.”

Lady Hester Stanhope

You Might Like

“Energy never lies. If you work at your right rhythm, you will be more productive trust me.”

Positive Energy

More quotes by Judith Orloff