Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
Quote by Samuel Johnson
I soon found that wit, like every other power, has its boundaries; that its success...
The longer we live, and the more we think, the higher value we learn to...
It is better to live rich than to die rich.
The world is seldom what it seems; to man, who dimly sees, realities appear as...
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with...
There is nothing more fatal to a man whose business is to think than to...
The applause of a single human being is of great consequence.
They make a rout about universal liberty, without considering that all that is to be...
Deviation from nature is deviation from happiness
Read over your compositions, and when you meet a passage which you think is particularly...
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth.
A vow is a snare for sin
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Language is the dress of thought.
He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious; and he that becomes suspicious will quickly...
Every man has a right to utter what he thinks truth, and every other man...
Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not...
All travel has its advantages. If the passenger visits better countries, he may learn to...
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.