Exert your talents, and distinguish yourself, and don't think of retiring from the world, until the world will be sorry that you retire.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Self Development Quotes
Every man is prompted by the love of himself to imagine that he possesses some...
No man was ever great by imitation.
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Those who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring...
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them...
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
Every reader should remember the diffidence of Socrates, and repair by his candour the injuries...
In the bottle discontent seeks for comfort, cowardice for courage, and bashfulness for confidence.
Your manuscript is both good and original; but the part that is good is not...
Of all the griefs that harass the distressed, sure the most bitter is a scornful...
Courage is the greatest of all virtues, because if you haven't courage, you may not...
Quotation is the highest compliment you can pay to an author
I have no more pleasure in hearing a man attempting wit and failing, than in...
The endearing elegance of female friendship.
Every man wishes to be wise, and they who cannot be wise are almost always...
Nobody can write the life of a man but those who have eat and drunk...
All theory is against freedom of the will; all experience for it.
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.