Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
For sorrow there is no remedy provided by nature; it is often occasioned by accidents...
Evil is uncertain in the same degree as good, and for the reason that we...
I have ever since (his wife's death) seemed to myself broken off from mankind; a...
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
I should as soon think of contradicting a bishop
There is scarcely any writer who has not celebrated the happiness of rural privacy, and...
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they...
Beauty has often overpowered the resolutions of the firm, and the reasonings of the wise,...
Bachelors have consciences, married men have wives.
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth.
There are few doors through which liberality, joined with good humor, cannot find its way.
Language is the dress of thought; and as the noblest mien or most graceful action...
When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land.
Every error in human conduct must arise from ignorance in ourselves, either perpetual or temporary;...
Language is the dress of thought.
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.
The future is purchased by the present.
Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and...