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A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.   Life
A woman, especially, if she have the misfortune of knowing anything, s...   Life
An engaged woman is always more agreeable than a disengaged. She is sa...   Life
Business, you know, may bring you money, but friendship hardly ever do...   Life
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies.   Life
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at ...   Life
From politics, it was an easy step to silence.   Life
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance.   Life
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting ...   Life
I am afraid that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evi...   Life
I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble ...   Life
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man is in posses...   Life
It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse...   Life
It was, perhaps, one of those cases in which advice is good or bad onl...   Life
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or ar...   Life
Let other pens dwell on guilt and misery.   Life
Life seems but a quick succession of busy nothings.   Life
Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not c...   Life
Nobody minds having what is too good for them.   Life
One cannot be always laughing at a man without now and then stumbling ...   Life
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it, unless i...   Life
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.   Life
One has not great hopes from Birmingham. I always say there is somethi...   Life
Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one v...   Life
Surprises are foolish things. The pleasure is not enhanced, and the in...   Life
There are certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world ...   Life
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.   Life
Those who do not complain are never pitied.   Life
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.   Life
To look almost pretty is an acquisition of higher delight to a girl wh...   Life
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most pe...   Nature
We do not look in our great cities for our best morality.   Life
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife...   Life
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of...   Life
Where an opinion is general, it is usually correct.   Life
Why not seize the pleasure at once? How often is happiness destroyed b...   Life
With men he can be rational and unaffected, but when he has ladies to ...   Life
You mistake me, my dear. I have a high respect for your nerves. They a...   Life