Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people
Quote by Samuel Johnson
I have no more pleasure in hearing a man attempting wit and failing, than in...
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope...
Those that have loved longest love best.
That kind of life is most happy which affords us most opportunities of gaining our...
All intellectual improvement arises from leisure
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
Praise is so pleasing to the mind of man that it is the original of...
There are some sluggish men who are improved by drinking; as there are fruits that...
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live
He that is pushing his predecessors into the gulf of obscurity, cannot but sometimes suspect,...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
We love to expect, and when expectation is either disappointed or gratified, we want to...
I hope I shall never be deterred from detecting what I think a cheat, by...
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
I will be conquered; I will not capitulate.
Those who have any intention of deviating from the beaten roads of life, and acquiring...
Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.
A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.
What we hope ever to do with ease, we must learn first to do with...