That long drip of human tears.
A resolution to avoid an evil is seldom framed till the evil is so far advanced as to make avoidance impossible.
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfilment of that hope never entirely removes.
A woman would rather visit her own grave than the place where she has been young and beautiful after she is aged and ugly.
A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all. Circumspection and devotion are a contradiction in terms.
Fear is the mother of foresight.
It is difficult for a woman to define her feelings in language which is chiefly made by men to express theirs.
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.
Once victim, always victim - that's the law!
Some folk want their luck buttered.
The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.
Once victim, always victimthat's the law!
A novel is an impression, not an argument; and there the matter must rest.