He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious; and he that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Being Trusted Quotes
Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
Curiosity is one of the most permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous intellect.
A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting...
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we...
To fix the thoughts by writing, and subject them to frequent examinations and reviews, is...
Players, Sir! I look upon them as no better than creatures set upon tables and...
Fear is implanted in us as a preservative from evil but its duty, like that...
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
Without frugality none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor.
A fishing rod is a stick with a hook at one end and a fool...
The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expenses
Treating your adversary with respect is striking soft in battle.
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of...
Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not...
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.