Actions are visible, though motives are secret
Quote by Samuel Johnson
The longer we live, and the more we think, the higher value we learn to...
Little people do not wear well under either extremes of fortune
Moderation is commonly firm, and firmness is commonly successful
Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings.
A fishing pole is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
Beauty lies in the hands of the beerholder
Language is the dress of thought.
Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short...
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
I hope I shall never be deterred from detecting what I think a cheat, by...
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and...
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with...
Its not what you do, its how you do what you do!
I have no right, by anything I do or say, to demean a human being...