The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.
I do not want people to be very agreeable, as it saves me the trouble of liking them a great deal.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
If I loved you less, I might be able to talk about it more.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.
To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbors and laugh at them in our turn?
Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.