The more I know of the world, the more am I convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!
There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind, that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception of more general opinions.
Know your own happiness. You want nothing but patience — or give it a more fascinating name, call it hope.
It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;—it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.