Cowards are cruel, but the brave love mercy and delight to save.
Tell me and I forget. Show me and I remember. Involve me and I understand.
Shadow owes its birth to light.
The comfortable estate of widowhood is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.
Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow thee.
But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed, that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
Lions, wolves, and vultures don't live together in herds, droves or flocks. Of all animals of prey, man is the only sociable one. Every one of us preys upon his neighbor, and yet we herd together.
We only part to meet again.
There is no dependence that can be sure but a dependence upon one's self.
On the choice of friends, Our good or evil name depends.
An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse.
A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman; and the world, my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.
What then in love can woman do? If we grow fond they shun us. And when we fly them, they pursue: But leave us when they've won us.
No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who've no retreat.
She who has never loved has never lived.
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