A lady's imagination is very rapid; it jumps from admiration to love, from love to matrimony in a moment.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, should conceal it as well as she can.
An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is satisfied with herself. Her cares are over, and she feels that she may exert all her powers of pleasing without suspicion.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.
How quick come the reasons for approving what we like!
I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.
What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.