All one can do for one's character in times like these, is to prove that one does not belong to these times.
Woman is superlative; the best leader in life, the best guide in happy days, the best consoler in sorrow.
Music is the key to the female heart.
Idleness is the stupidity of the body, and stupidity is the idleness of the mind.
Tear man out of his outward circumstances; and what he then is; that only is he.
Nothing is more common on earth than to deceive and be deceived.
People should always have something which they prefer to life.
Man ought always to have something that he prefers to life; otherwise life itself will seem to him tiresome and void.