If a man has a mind to be thought wiser, and a woman handsomer than they really are, their error is a comfortable one to themselves, and an innocent one with regard to other people
I find, by experience, that the mind and the body are more than married, for they are most intimately united; and when one suffers, the other sympathizes.
Custom has made dancing sometimes necessary for a young man; therefore mind it while you learn it, that you may learn to do it well, and not be ridiculous, though in a ridiculous act.
In my mind, there is nothing so illiberal, and so ill-bred, as audible laughter.
A weak mind is like a microscope, which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great ones.
Any affectation whatsoever in dress implies, in my mind, a flaw in the understanding.
Idleness is only the refuge of weak minds.