One must be poor to know the luxury of giving!
What we call our despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
The troublesome ones in a family are usually either the wits or the idiots.
Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress.
But pride only helps us to be generous; it never makes us so, any more than vanity makes us witty.
Some people did what their neighbors did so that if any lunatics were at large, one might know and avoid them.