A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well.
Good books, like good friends, are few and chosen; the more select, the more enjoyable.
It takes two flints to make a fire.
People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays; men have to work and women to marry for money. It's a dreadfully unjust world.
Housekeeping ain't no joke.
I like to help women help themselves, as that is, in my opinion, the best way to settle the woman question. Whatever we can do and do well we have a right to, and I don't think any one will deny us.
Women have been called queens for a long time, but the kingdom given them isn't worth ruling.
What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?
Money is the root of all evil, and yet it is such a useful root that we cannot get on without it any more than we can without potatoes.
Girls are so queer you never know what they mean. They say No when they mean Yes, and drive a man out of his wits for the fun of it.
A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.
She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.