The surest way not to fail is to determine to succeed.
When delicate and feeling souls are separated, there is not a feature in the sky, not a movement of the elements, not an aspiration of the breeze, but hints some cause for a lover's apprehension.
I mean, the question actors most often get asked is how they can bear saying the same things over and over again, night after night, but God knows the answer to that is, don't we all anyway; might as well get paid for it.
Conscience has no more to do with gallantry than it has with politics
A fluent tongue is the only thing a mother don't like her daughter to resemble her in
Our ancestors are very good kind of folks; but they are the last people I should choose to have a visiting acquaintance with
The number of those who undergo the fatigue of judging for themselves is very small indeed
If it is abuse, why one is always sure to hear of it from one damned good-natured friend or anoth
Be just before you are generous
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.
There is not a passion so strongly rooted in the human heart as envy.
There's no possibility of being witty without a little ill-nature; the malice of a good thing is the barb that makes it stick
You write with ease to show your breeding, but easy writing's curst hard reading
Never say more than is necessary.