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
Pleasure itself is not a vice
He that is pushing his predecessors into the gulf of obscurity, cannot but sometimes suspect,...
By seeing London, I have seen as much of life as the world can show.
It is better to live rich than to die rich.
Pride is a vice, which pride itself inclines every man to find in others, and...
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
No government power can be abused long. Mankind will not bear it. There is a...
Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
Money confounds subordination
He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either...
Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and... the unhappiest of all mortals...
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know...
To preserve health is a moral and religious duty, for health is the basis of...
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition.
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted...
In all pleasure hope is a considerable part
I should as soon think of contradicting a bishop
I no more thought of style or literary excellence than the mother who rushes into...
Politeness of the mind is to have delicate thoughts