It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time.
The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin.
Most people of action are inclined to fatalism and most of thought believe in providence.
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.
We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul