Irresolution on the schemes of life I which offer themselves to our choice, and inconstancy in pursuing them, are the greatest causes of all unhappiness.
Young men soon give, and soon forget, affronts; old age is slow in both.
A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.
There is not so variable a thing in nature as a lady's head-dress.
The utmost extent of man's knowledge, is to know that he knows nothing.
Mysterious love, uncertain treasure, hast thou more of pain or pleasure! Endless torments dwell about thee: Yet who would live, and live without thee!