Every nurse ought to be careful to wash her hands very frequently during the day. If her face, too, so much the better.
An untempted woman cannot boast of her chastity.
Too often the pressure for popularity, on children and teens, places an economic burden on the income of the father, so mother feels she must go to work to satisfy her children’s needs. That decision can be most shortsighted.
We are bound to lose Ireland in consequence of years of cruelty, stupidity and misgovernment and I would rather lose her as a friend than as a foe.
A woman’s beauty is one of her great missions.
At 93, so deep in dementia that she didn’t remember any details of her life, my mother somehow still knew songs.
Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk.
Love of country is like love of woman – he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
Man is jealous because of his amour propre; woman is jealous because of her lack of it.