With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to please, every feature works.
There is safety in reserve, but no attraction. One cannot love a reserved person.
The post office has a great charm at one point of our lives. When you have lived to my age, you will begin to think letters are never worth going through the rain for.
Nobody, who has not been in the interior of a family, can say what the difficulties of any individual of that family may be.
In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.
In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided among the sexes.
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.
Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors, and laugh at them in our turn?
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does.