captivating quotations from movies, television, literature and people - curated by actual geeks.
Selfishness must always be forgiven you know, because there is no hope of a cure.
There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.
The truth is, that in London it is always a sickly season. Nobody is healthy in London, nobody can be.
There are such beings in the World perhaps, one in a Thousand,as the Creature You and I should think perfection, Where Grace & Spirit are united to Worth, where the Manners are equal to the Heart & Understanding, but such a person may not come in your way, or if he does, he may not be the eldest son of a Man of Fortune, the Brother of your particular friend & belonging to your own Country.
Happiness in marriage is entirely a matter of chance. If the dispositions of the parties are ever so well known to each other, or ever so similar before-hand, it does not advance their felicity in the least. They always continue to grow sufficiently unlike afterwards to have their share of vexation; and it is better to know as little as possible of the defects of the person with whom you are to pass your life.