Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of 21, little did...
So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the...
The people is a very heterogeneous and confused mass of the wealthy and the poor,...
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.
He that hopes to look back hereafter with satisfaction upon past years must learn to...
Before marriage a woman is pensive, after marriage, expensive
Marriage is the best state for man in general, and every man is a worst...
My dear friend, clear your mind of can't.
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his...
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Promise, large promise, is the soul of an advertisement.
No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.
Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people
Disease is a physical process that generally begins that equality which death completes
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
Money confounds subordination.
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir,...
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a...
Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and...