A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Little people do not wear well under either extremes of fortune
The knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.
The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals...
It is better to live rich than to die rich.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
Those who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring...
Scarcely any degree of judgment is sufficient to restrain the imagination from magnifying that on...
Truth allows no choice
If your determination is fixed, I do not counsel you to despair. Few things are...
It seems not more reasonable to leave the right of printing unrestrained, because writers may...
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
In travelling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings...
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never...
Words are but the signs of ideas.