A beautiful woman must expect to be more accountable for her steps, than one less attractive.
Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation.
Men will bear many things from a kept mistress, which they would not bear from a wife.
Where words are restrained, the eyes often talk a great deal.
Necessity may well be called the mother of invention but calamity is the test of integrity.
Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.
The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.
Hope is the cordial that keeps life from stagnating.
It is much easier to find fault with others, than to be faultless ourselves.
The life of a good man is a continual warfare with his passions.
Humility is a grace that shines in a high condition but cannot, equally, in a low one because a person in the latter is already, perhaps, too much humbled.
There is a pride, a self-love, in human minds that will seldom be kept so low as to make men and women humbler than they ought to be.
Calamity is the test of integrity.
Tutors who make youth learned do not always make them virtuous.
Handsome husbands often make a wife's heart ache.
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