He that has once concluded it lawful to resist power, when it wants merit, will soon find a want of merit, to justify his resistance to power
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Law And Lawyers Quotes
Between falsehood and useless truth there is little difference. As gold which he cannot spend...
It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes...
Dr Blair . . . asked . . . whether he thought any man of...
You teach your daughters the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done...
Courtesy and good humor are often found with little real worth
Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue, that it is always respected, even...
Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed.
Where there is no difficulty there is no praise
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
In traveling, a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise
The triumph of hope over experience
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has...
Nature is a hanging judge
A jest breaks no bones
Your manuscript is both good and original, but the part that is good is not...
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring...
Books are standing counselors and preachers, always at hand, and always disinterested; having this advantage...