It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
The book of female logic is blotted all over with tears, and Justice in their courts is forever in a passion.
Bravery never goes out of fashion.
Despair is perfectly compatible with a good dinner, I promise you.
I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
There are many sham diamonds in this life which pass for real, and vice versa.
An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new things familiar, familiar things new.
It is best to love wisely, no doubt; but to love foolishly is better than not to be able to love at all.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.
Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you.
I would rather make my name than inherit it.
Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.
When you look at me, when you think of me, I am in paradise.
There are a thousand thoughts lying within a man that he does not know till he takes up a pen to write.
People who do not know how to laugh are always pompous and self-conceited.
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.