Love and scandal are the best sweeteners of tea.
If you make money your god, it will plague you like the devil.
I describe not men, but manners; not an individual, but a species.
Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances, is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.
It is not death, but dying, which is terrible.
When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
All nature wears one universal grin.
A truly elegant taste is generally accompanied with excellency of heart.
Adversity is the trial of principle. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.
Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be.