All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to improve his own. And if fortune carries him to worse, he may learn to enjoy it.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community,...
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
I have always considered it as treason against the great republic of human nature, to...
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
Do not hope wholly to reason away your troubles; do not feed them with attention,...
Accustom your children constantly to this; if a thing happened at one window and they,...
Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
A man will turn over half a library to make one book.
No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.
Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.
Though the discoveries or acquisitions of man are not always adequate to the expectations of...
Inconsistencies cannot both be right; but, imputed to man, they may both be true
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth
Of the blessings set before you make your choice, and be content.
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted...
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as...