He might be a very clever man by nature for aught I know, but he laid so many books upon his head that his brains could not move.
Quote by Robert Hall
Of all the species of literary composition, perhaps biography is the most delightful. The attention...
Ignorance gives a sort of eternity to prejudice, and perpetuity to error
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Call things by their right names - Glass of brandy and water! That is the...
We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days.
Rising health care spending occurs because it is beneficial, not a burden on the economy.
In the power of fixing the attention lies the most precious of the intellectual habits.
In matters of conscience, first thoughts are best. In matters of prudence, last thoughts are...
A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and...
We should be more anxious that our afflictions should benefit us than that they should...