Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom
Language is the dress of thought; and as the noblest mien or most graceful action...
Subordination tends greatly to human happiness. Were we all upon an equality, we should have...
Advice is offensive, it shows us that we are known to others as well as...
Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey...
Your aspirations are your possibilities.
Where there is no hope there can be no endeavor
As all error is meanness, it is incumbent on every man who consults his own...
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
Slavery is now no where more patiently endured, than in countries once inhabited by the...
You cannot spend money in luxury without doing good to the poor. Nay, you do...
Praise is so pleasing to the mind of man that it is the original of...
He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but complains of...
If you would shut up any man with any woman, so as to make them...
Clear your mind of cant.
Marriage has many pains, but celibacy has no pleasures.
Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people
There is no wisdom in useless and hopeless sorrow
The knowledge of the causal power of thought is the basis of all their (Hebrew)...
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.