He who endeavors to please must appear pleased
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Deviation from nature is deviation from happiness
I have no more pleasure in hearing a man attempting wit and failing, than in...
Reason and truth will prevail at last
When a man says he had pleasure with a woman he does not mean conversation.
Your aspirations are your possibilities.
If pleasure was not followed by pain, who would forbear it?
Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call...
Almost all absurdity of conduct arises from the imitation of those who we cannot resemble.
Nudists are people who wear one-button suits
Pride is seldom delicate, it will please itself with very mean advantages; and envy feels...
Those who attain any excellence, commonly spend life in one pursuit; for excellence is not...
No man heartily hates him at who he can laugh
Those who have no power to judge of past times but by their own, should...
Self-love is often rather arrogant than blind; it does not hide our faults from ourselves,...
Poverty is often concealed in splendor, and often in extravagance. It is the task of...
Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is...
Knowledge is more than equivalent to force.
We owe almost all our knowledge not to those who have agreed, but to those...
Getting along with men isn't what's truly important. The vital knowledge is how to get...