It is very often nothing but our own vanity that deceives us.
The notions of a young man of one or two and twenty," said he, "as to what is necessary in manners to make him quite the thing, are more absurd, I believe, than those of any other set of beings in the world. The folly of the means they often employ is only to be equalled by the folly of what they have in view.
Men of sense, whatever you may chuse to say, do not want silly wives.
The boy protested that she should not; she continued to declare that she would, and the argument ended only with the visit.
She expected from other people the same opinions and feelings as her own, and she judged of their motives by the immediate effect of their actions on herself.
It is such a happiness when good people get together -- and they always do.