Sudden love takes the longest time to be cured.
If some persons died, and others did not die, death would be a terrible affliction.
The passion of hatred is so long lived and so obstinate a malady that the surest sign of death in a sick person is their desire for reconciliation.
Grief that is dazed and speechless is out of fashion: the modern woman mourns her husband loudly and tells you the whole story of his death, which distresses her so much that she forgets not the slightest detail about it.
They that have lived a single day have lived an age.
The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.
The wise person often shuns society for fear of being bored.
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
A man can keep another's secret better than his own. A woman her own better than others.
A man of the world must seem to be what he wishes to be thought.
A pious man is one who would be an atheist if the king were.
A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank.
No man is so perfect, so necessary to his friends, as to give them no cause to miss him less.