The post office has a great charm at one point of our lives. When you have lived to my age, you will begin to think letters are never worth going through the rain for.
Quote by Jane Austen
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
An artist cannot do anything slovenly.
The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel,...
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect...
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a...
A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to...
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...
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the inconvenience is often considerable.
Single women have a dreadful propensity to being poor
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.
I have been a selfish being all my life, in practice, though not in principle.
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish...
I cannot think well of a man who sports with any woman's feelings; and there...
I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of...
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than...
If things are going untowardly one month, they are sure to mend the next.
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.