It was, perhaps, one of those cases in which advice is good or bad only as the event decides.
Quote by Jane Austen
It is happy for you that you possess the talent of flattering with delicacy. May...
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not...
Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain.
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen...
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling on something...
In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided among...
Vanity working on a weak head, produces every sort of mischief.
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than...
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is...
A person who can write a long letter with ease, cannot write ill.
General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
If things are going untowardly one month, they are sure to mend the next.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.