Attainment is followed by neglect, possession by disgust, and the malicious remark of the Greek epigrammatist on marriage may be applied to many another course of life, that its two days of happiness are the first and the last
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
To fix the thoughts by writing, and subject them to frequent examinations and reviews, is...
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
Revenge is an act of passion; vengeance of justice. Injuries are revenged; crimes are avenged.
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Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend...
Money confounds subordination.
Evil is uncertain in the same degree as good, and for the reason that we...
My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him, for what he reads as...
Small debts are like small shot; they are rattling on every side, and can scarcely...
Man alone is born crying, lives complaining, and dies disappointed.
The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure but from...
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of...
Almost every man wastes part of his life in attempts to display qualities which he...
The great source of pleasure is variety
No entertainment is so cheap as reading, nor any pleasure so lasting.
There is no pleasure in having nothing to do. The fun is in having lots...