Taste is pursued at a less expense than fashion.
The regard one shows economy, is like that we show an old aunt who is to leave us something at last.
In a heavy oppressive atmosphere, when the spirits sink too low, the best cordial is to read over all the letters of one's friends.
Those who are incapable of shining out by dress would do well to consider that the contrast between them and their clothes turns out much to their disadvantage.
Trifles discover a character, more than actions of importance.