Women can resist a man's love, a man's fame, a man's personal appearance, and a man's money, but they cannot resist a man's tongue when he knows how to talk to them.
More Quotes from Wilkie Collins:Peace rules the day, where reason rules the mind.
It is the nature of truth to struggle to the light.
Sir John had his share150perhaps rather a large share150of the more harmless and amiable of the weaknesses incidental to humanity. Among these, I may mention as applicable to the matter in hand, an invincible reluctance150so long as he enjoyed his usual good health150to face the responsibility of making his will.
I have always maintained that the one important phenomenon presented by modern society is - the enormous prosperity of Fools.
The law will argue any thing, with any body who will pay the law for the use of its brains and its time.
I am not against hasty marriages where a mutual flame is fanned by an adequate income.
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A few years' experience will convince us that those things which at the time they happened we regarded as our greatest misfortunes have proved our greatest blessings.
Never keep a line of retreat: it is a wretched invention.
After my mistress was dead, I lived most comfortably, my master having a great affection for me.