It was, perhaps, one of those cases in which advice is good or bad only as the event decides.
Quote by Jane Austen
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
My sore throats are always worse than anyone's.
There is hardly any personal defect which an agreeable manner might not gradually reconcile one...
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
I am not one of those who neglect the reigning power to bow to the...
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
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Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble...
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish...
Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a...
I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman's feelings; and there...
Friendship is the finest balm for the pangs of despised love.
To flatter and follow others, without being flattered and followed in turn, is but a...
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl who has...
If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.
No man is offended by another man's admiration of the woman he loves; it is...