Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not have an opportunity to use any of the others.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
A jest breaks no bones
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Melancholy, indeed, should be diverted by every means but drinking.
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not...
What signifies protesting so against flattery! when a person speaks well of one, it must...
No man was ever great by imitation.
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures
Language is the dress of thought.
Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die
But the greater, far the greater number of those who rave and rail (against the...
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Mankind have a great aversion to intellectual labor; but even supposing knowledge to be easily...
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of...
About the beginning of the seventeenth century appeared a race of writers that may be...
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Attainment is followed by neglect, possession by disgust, and the malicious remark of the Greek...
It is better to live rich than to die rich.
When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land.
There are minds so impatient of inferiority that their gratitude is a species of revenge,...