Human nature needs more lessons than a weekly sermon can convey.
Till I have your disposition, your goodness, I never can have your happiness.
I must have my share in the conversation...
Miss Morland, no one can think more highly of the understanding of women than I do. In my opinion, nature has given them so much, that they never find it necessary to use more than half.
I should no more lay it down as a general rule that women write better letters than men, than that they sing better duets, or draw better landscapes. In every power, of which taste is the foundation, excellence is pretty fairly divided between the sexes.
And the next moment she was hating herself for the folly which asked the question.