A man of genius has been seldom ruined but by himself.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
You can't be in politics unless you can walk in a room and know in...
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
As peace is the end of war, it is the end, likewise, of preparations for...
Nature makes us poor only when we want necessaries, but custom gives the name of...
Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation
Those who attain any excellence commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not...
It seems not more reasonable to leave the right of printing unrestrained, because writers may...
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Time quickly puts an end to artificial and accidental fame
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
I hope I shall never be deterred from detecting what I think a cheat, by...
You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir,...
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put...
Deviation from nature is deviation from happiness
Everything that enlarges the sphere of human powers, that shows man he can do what...
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.