All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Just praise is only a debt, but flattery is a present
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
From the middle of life onward, only he remains vitally alive who is ready to...
The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
Friendship is not always the sequel of obligation
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as...
To us, who are regaled every morning and evening with intelligence, and are supplied from...
Were it not for imagination, a man would be as happy in the arms of...
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live
I have no more pleasure in hearing a man attempting wit and failing, than in...
Knowledge is of two kinds: we know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
Every man wishes to be wise, and they who cannot be wise are almost always...
Critics, like the rest of mankind, are very frequently misled by interest
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government other...
The true art of memory is the art of attention.
You never know when you're making a memory.
Nostalgia: A device that removes the ruts and potholes from memory lane.