The perfect woman. – The perfect woman is a higher type of human being than the perfect man: also something much rarer. – The natural science of the animals offers a means of demonstrating the truth of this proposition.
Friendship and marriage. – The best friend will probably acquire the best wife, because a good marriage is founded on the talent for friendship.
Continuance of the parents. – The unresolved dissonances between the characters and dispositions of the parents continue to resound in the nature of the child and constitute the history of his inner sufferings.
From the mother. – Everyone bears within him a picture of woman derived from his mother: it is this which determines whether, in his dealings with women, he respects them or despises them or is in general indifferent to them.
Correcting nature. – If one does not have a good father one should furnish oneself with one.
Fathers and sons. – Fathers have much to do to make amends for having sons.
Error of noble women. – Noble women think that a thing does not exist if it is not possible to speak about it in company.
A male sickness. – For the male sickness of self-contempt the surest cure is to be loved by a clever woman.
A kind of jealousy. – Mothers are easily jealous of the friends of their sons when these enjoy particular success.