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What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned! How sure to be mistaken!
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
A mind lively and at ease, can do with seeing nothing, and can see nothing that does not answer.
One man’s ways may be as good as another’s, but we all like our own best.
Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.
They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life.
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless it has been all suffering, nothing but suffering.
From politics, it was an easy step to silence.
Dress is at all times a frivolous distinction, and excessive solicitude about it often destroys its own aim.
General benevolence, but not general friendship, made a man what he ought to be.
Next to being married, a girl likes to be crossed in love a little now and then.
Where youth and diffidence are united, it requires uncommon steadiness of reason to resist the attraction of being called the most charming girl in the…
There are certainly not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.
I cannot speak well enough to be unintelligible.
In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels.
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of…
Seldom, very seldom, does complete truth belong to any human disclosure; seldom can it happen that something is not a little disguised, or a little…
Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever does.
My sore throats are always worse than anyone’s.
Respect for right conduct is felt by every body.
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