"The chief excitement in a woman's life is spotting women who are fatter than she is."
"When a girl marries she exchanges the attentions of many men for the inattention of one."
"When you see what some girls marry, you realize how they must hate to work for a living."
"Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times."
"Never trust a husband too far, nor a bachelor too near."
"The hardest task in a girl's life is to prove to a man that his intentions are serious."
"When you see a married couple coming down the street, the one who is two or three steps ahead is the one that's mad."
"It isn't tying himself to one woman that a man dreads when he thinks of marrying; it's separating himself from all the others."
"It takes a woman twenty years to make a man of her son, and another woman twenty minutes to make a fool of him."
"After a few years of marriage, a man can look right at a woman without seeing her - and a woman can see right through a man without looking at him."