Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they find?
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
There will always be a part, and always a very large part of every community,...
The joy of life is variety; the tenderest love requires to be rekindled by intervals...
He that undervalues himself will undervalue others, and he that undervalues others will oppress them.
Disappointment, when it involves neither shame nor loss, is as good as success; for it...
Worth seeing? yes; but not worth going to see
The use of travelling is to regulate imagination by reality, and instead of thinking how...
A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but, one is...
Those who have no power to judge of past times but by their own, should...
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily...
Time quickly puts an end to artificial and accidental fame
But the greater, far the greater number of those who rave and rail (against the...
Some desire is necessary to keep life in motion.
No man heartily hates him at who he can laugh
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm,...
Vanity, like murder, will out
People who worship only themselves get a slick, polished look -- like monuments. Too bad...