At every word a reputation dies.
Quote by Alexander Pope
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
Virtue she finds too painful an endeavour, content to dwell in decencies for ever.
Some old men, continually praise the time of their youth. In fact, you would almost...
A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits.
The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a...
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know. Make use of every friend and every...
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot? The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and...
To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves
Happy the man whose wish and care a few paternal acres bound, content to breathe...
Those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.
Order is Heaven's first law
At every trifle, scorn to take offence; that always shows great pride, or little sense
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
Health consists with temperance alone.
Cheerfulness, sir, is the principle ingredient in the composition of health
It is better to lose health like a spendthrift than to waste it like a...
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.