We women never care about anything that no one else will take.
Honore De Balzac
Our Father in heaven is surely on the side of fathers on earth who love their children.
If you pay court to a young girl whose existence is a compound of loneliness, despair, and poverty, and who has no suspicion that she will come into a fortune, good Lord! it is quint and quatorze at piquet.
Nay, do not cry, papa, she said, kissing him.
When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.