A man is so in the way in the house.
A little credulity helps one on through life very smoothly.
To be sure a stepmother to a girl is a different thing to a second wife to a man!
The cloud never comes from the quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.
I'll not listen to reason... reason always means what someone else has got to say.
How easy it is to judge rightly after one sees what evil comes from judging wrongly!
Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.
Madam your wife and I didn't hit it off the only time I ever saw her. I won't say she was silly, but I think one of us was silly, and it wasn't me.
People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues.