Friendship, like love, is destroyed by long absence, though it may be increased by short intermissions
Quote by Samuel Johnson
To love one that is great, is almost to be great one's self.
Do not hope wholly to reason away your troubles; do not feed them with attention,...
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him...
Abstinence is as easy to me, as temperance would be difficult.
The insolence of wealth will creep out
Moderation is commonly firm, and firmness is commonly successful
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
A am a great friend of public amusements, they keep people from vice.
That man (Lord Lyttelton) sat down to write a book, to tell the world what...
It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward...
Evil is uncertain in the same degree as good, and for the reason that we...
Melancholy, indeed, should be diverted by every means but drinking.
From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
Where there is no hope there can be no endeavor
Like any other living, growing thing, love requires effort to keep it healthy.
The more we try to catch hold of the present moment the more elusive it...