But the greater, far the greater number of those who rave and rail (against the government), and inquire and accuse, neither suspect nor fear, nor care for the public; but hope to force their way to riches, by virulence and…
Quote by Samuel Johnson
The commercial world is very frequently put into confusion by the bankruptcy of merchants, that...
They make a rout about universal liberty, without considering that all that is to be...
Marriage, Sir, is much more necessary to a man than to a woman; for he...
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
Bravery has no place where it can avail nothing.
The happiest part of a man's life is what he passes lying awake in bed...
Moderation is commonly firm, and firmness is commonly successful
Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth.
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Men more frequently require to be reminded than informed.
Scarcely any degree of judgment is sufficient to restrain the imagination from magnifying that on...
Little people do not wear well under either extremes of fortune
Inconsistencies cannot both be right; but, imputed to man, they may both be true
Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue, that it is always respected, even...
When a man says he had pleasure with a woman he does not mean conversation.
To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do...
It's odd that you can get so anesthetized by your own pain or your own...