Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call her own
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
The commercial world is very frequently put into confusion by the bankruptcy of merchants, that...
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it...
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently...
Those who do not feel pain seldom think that it is felt
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
They make a rout about universal liberty, without considering that all that is to be...
Time quickly puts an end to artificial and accidental fame
The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love,...
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it...
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
I would consent to have a limb amputated to recover my spirits
To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.
It is no less a proof of eminence to have many enemies than many friends
Truth allows no choice
The truth is that a lost empire, lost power and lost wealth provide perfect circumstances...
A lie stands on one leg, truth on two