We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.
The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights'. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.
Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.
For a man to strike any women is most brutal, and I, as well as everyone else, think this far worse than any attempt to shoot, which, wicked as it is, is at least more comprehensible and more courageous.
I would venture to warn against too great intimacy with artists as it is very seductive and a little dangerous.