The great moments of life are but moments like the others. Your doom is spoken in a word or two. A single look from the eyes, a mere pressure of the hand, may decide it; or of the lips, though they cannot speak.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
A good laugh is sunshine in the house.
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
All is vanity, look you; and so the preacher is vanity too.
The affection of young ladies is of as rapid growth as Jack's beanstalk, and reaches up to the sky in a night.
It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit.
Good humour is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible.
Come forward, some great marshal, and organize equality in society, and your rod shall swallow up all the juggling old court gold-sticks
Vanity is often the unseen spur.
It is only hope which is real, and reality is a bitterness and a deceit
Let a man who has to make his fortune in life remember this maxim: Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world yields, or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and you will succeed.
A clever, ugly man every now and then is successful with the ladies, but a handsome fool is irresistible
Novelty has charms that our minds can hardly withstand.