It is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
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I do not want people to be agreeable, as it saves me that trouble of liking them.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong.
We have all a better guide in ourselves, if we would attend to it, than any other person can be.
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong?
It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are, or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.
Oh do not attack me with your watch. A watch is always too fast or too slow. I cannot be dictated to by a watch.
Everybody likes to go their own way--to choose their own time and manner of devotion.
One half of the world can not understand the pleasures of the other.
We met Dr. Hall in such deep mourning that either his mother, his wife, or himself must be dead.
We do not covet anything from any nation except their respect.
Men often take their imagination for their heart and they believe they are converted as soon as they think of being converted.
There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health.
The very first lesson that I learnt from the Qur'an was the message of unity and peace.
There's an internal battle. I need to work, I need to work, I need to work and I need to be home with my kids and the kids win.
It's the golden age of French cinema again but it's because Sarkozy had the guts to push through copyright law.
A good artist should be isolated. If he isn't isolated, something is wrong.
I'm privileged, because I have a lot of freedom. I want to use it to make as warm and normal a life as I can for our daughters.
You know I say just what I think, and nothing more and less. I cannot say one thing and mean another.
When I get up and work out, I'm working out just as much for my girls as I am for me, because I want them to see a mother who loves them dearly, who invests in them, but who also invests in herself. It's just as much about letting them know as young women that it is okay to put yourself a little higher on your priority list.