Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
A patriot is he whose public conduct is regulated by one single motive, the love...
A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the true value of...
The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.
Of the blessings set before you make your choice, and be content.
Hope is itself a species of happiness and, perhaps, the chief happiness which this world...
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the...
I am not so much inclined to wonder that marriage is sometimes unhappy, as that...
Controversies merely speculative are of small importance in themselves, however they may have sometimes heated...
Disease generally begins that equality which death completes.
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
The triumph of hope over experience
Hope is necessary in every condition. The miseries of poverty, sickness and captivity would, without...
Time quickly puts an end to artificial and accidental fame
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Those who are in the power of evil habits must conquer them as they can;...
There are few ways in which a man can be more innocently employed than in...
No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...