A man will turn over half a library to make one book
Quote by Samuel Johnson
I have always said, the first Whig was the Devil~
Books like friends, should be few and well-chosen.
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend...
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done,...
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of...
Nature makes us poor only when we want necessaries, but custom gives the name of...
Pain is less subject than pleasure to careless expression.
Those who are in the power of evil habits must conquer them as they can;...
So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two...
He that applauds him who does not deserve praise, is endeavoring to deceive the public;...
Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until...
Wise married women don't trouble themselves about infidelity in their husbands
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation...
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.