One half of the world cannot understand the pleasures of the other.
Quote by Jane Austen
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Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.
A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of.
To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
But when a young lady is to be a heroine, the perverseness of forty surrounding families cannot prevent her. Something must and will happen to throw a hero in her way.
What dreadful hot weather we have! It keeps me in a continual state of inelegance.
Friendship is certainly the finest balm for the pangs of disappointed love.
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.
One does not love a place the less for having suffered in it unless it has all been suffering, nothing but suffering.
Those who do not complain are never pitied.
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?
As women slowly gain power, their values and priorities are reshaping the agenda. A multitude of studies show that when women control the family funds, they generally spend more on health, nutrition, and education - and less on alcohol and cigarettes.
Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
I wasn't a woman who stayed tiny like I thought I would. I definitely gave myself the freedom to eat what I wanted.
This Englishwoman is so refined She has no bosom and no behind.
I don't know how it is for women or for other guys, but when I was young and in my 20s, I had a fear of marriage.
Thankfully, I have my mom and a small group of close friends who are there for me 24/7 and whom I can trust and depend on.
I am very abnormal... But it wasn't very long ago that I wasn't so abnormal. I was very normal and headed for a lifetime of paying medical bills as proof of my normalcy.
There's full consensus in the military that women shouldn't be in person-to-person combat. I don't know if we have enough experience to know whether this is the right approach. But women can be elsewhere. We have mandatory military service in Chile. I pushed for women in all areas.
The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.