A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Quote by Jane Austen
I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something...
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at...
I am not one of those who neglect the reigning power to bow to the...
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has...
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than...
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish...
My sore throats are always worse than anyone's.
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to...
Business, you know, may bring money, but friendship hardly ever does
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
Woman is fine for her own satisfaction alone. No man will admire her the more,...
I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is...
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.