She preferred imaginary heroes to real ones, because when tired of them, the former could be shut up in the tin kitchen till called for, and the latter were less manageable.
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?