"Nobody should trust their virtue with necessity, the force of which is never known till it is felt, and it is therefore one of the first duties to avoid the temptation of it."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Mary Wortley Montagu on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Mary Wortley Montagu on Bo Bennett
"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."Mary Wortley Montagu on Stephen King
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Mary Wortley Montagu on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Mary Wortley Montagu on Golda Meir
"While conscience is our friend, all is at peace however once it is offended, farewell to a tranquil mind."
"We travellers are in very hard circumstances. If we say nothing but what has been said before us, we are dull and have observed nothing. If we tell anything new, we are laughed at as fabulous and romantic."