Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach — Austrian Novelist born on September 13, 1830, died on March 12, 1916

Baroness Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach was an Austrian writer. Noted for her excellent psychological novels, she is regarded—together with Ferdinand von Saar—as one of the most important German-language writers of the latter portion of the 19th century... (wikipedia)

In youth we learn; in age we understand.
If you have one good idea, people will lend you twenty.
Not what we experience, but how we perceive what we experience, determines our fate.
We don't believe in rheumatism and true love until after the first attack.
Little evil would be done in the world if evil never could be done in the name of good.