I feel sure that no girl would go to the altar if she knew all.
I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.
Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
An ugly baby is a very nasty object - and the prettiest is frightful.
I think people really marry far too much; it is such a lottery after all, and for a poor woman a very doubtful happiness.
I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.