Claret is the liquor for boys; port, for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
So far is it from being true that men are naturally equal, that no two...
If a man does not make new acquaintances as he advances through life, he will...
There are charms made only for distant admiration.
I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of...
Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation...
Wise married women don't trouble themselves about infidelity in their husbands
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
Knowledge always desires increase; it is like fire, which must first be kindled by some...
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his...
I respect Millar: he has raised the price of literature
Every man wishes to be wise, and they who cannot be wise are almost always...
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
What signifies protesting so against flattery! when a person speaks well of one, it must...
The insolence of wealth will creep out
Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.
Where there is no difficulty there is no praise
He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do...
You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done...
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.