A vow is a snare for sin
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Moderation is commonly firm, and firmness is commonly successful
A fishing pole is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has...
Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted...
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
What makes all doctrines plain and clear? About two hundred pounds a year. And that...
Beauty lies in the hands of the beerholder
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two...
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from...
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
Truth allows no choice
Words are but the signs of ideas.
Nature is a hanging judge
You may know a man by the company he keeps
A lean agreement is better than a fat judgment