Credulity is the common failing of inexperienced virtue; and he who is spontaneously suspicious may justly be charged with radical corruption
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
Slavery is now no where more patiently endured, than in countries once inhabited by the...
Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels...
I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government other...
When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is, how much...
There is nothing, Sir, too little for so little a creature as man. It is...
I hope I shall never be deterred from detecting what I think a cheat, by...
It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from inclination
To love their country has been considered as virtue in men, whose love could not...
I should as soon think of contradicting a bishop
No man heartily hates him at who he can laugh
It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
The greatest part of a writer's time is spent in reading in order to write....
Before marriage a woman is pensive, after marriage, expensive
Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.