A patriot is he whose public conduct is regulated by one single motive, the love of his country; who, as an agent in parliament, has, for himself, neither hope nor fear, neither kindness nor resentment, but refers every thing to…
Quote by Samuel Johnson
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how...
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness...
There is scarcely any writer who has not celebrated the happiness of rural privacy, and...
Players, Sir! I look upon them as no better than creatures set upon tables and...
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
Courage is reckoned the greatest of all virtues; because, unless a man has that virtue,...
A jest breaks no bones
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
Human life is everywhere a state in which much is to be endured, and little...
Exercise is labor without weariness.
There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
He that will enjoy the brightness of sunshine, must quit the coolness of the shade.
To fix the thoughts by writing, and subject them to frequent examinations and reviews, is...
How can children credit the assertions of parents, which their own eyes show them to...
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
This mournful truth is ev'rywhere confess'd,- Slow rises worth by poverty depress'd
Come away; poverty's catching
Poverty is a career for lot's of well paid people