Love will draw an elephant through a key-hole.
The English, the plain English, of the politest address of a gentleman to a lady is, I am now, dear Madam, your humble servant: Pray be so good as to let me be your Lord and Master.
The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit, takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
Love gratified is love satisfied, and love satisfied is indifference begun.
Marriage is the highest state of friendship. If happy, it lessens our cares by dividing them, at the same time that it doubles our pleasures by mutual participation.
Some children act as if they thought their parents had nothing to do, but to see them established in the world and then quit it.