Women never truly command, till they have given their promise to obey; and they are never in more danger of being made slaves, than when the men are at their feet.
I believe they talked of me, for they laughed consumedly.
We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
Topics: Adventure, Government
When the blind lead the blind, no wonder they both fall into—matrimony.
Observe this, that tho a woman swear, forswear, lie, dissemble, back-bite, be proud, vain, malicious, anything, if she secures the main chance, she’s still virtuous; that’s a maxim.
Money is the sinews of love, as of war.
Those who know the least obey the best.
Spite of all modesty, a man must own a pleasure in the hearing of his praise.
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