Conceit spoils the finest genius. There is not much danger that real talent or goodness will be overlooked long; even if it is, the consciousness of possessing and using it well should satisfy one, and the great charm of all power is modesty.
She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
A faithful friend is a strong defense; And he that hath found him hath found a treasure.
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.
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.
What do girls do who haven't any mothers to help them through their troubles?