Health is merely the slowest possible rate at which one can die
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Those who do not feel pain seldom think that it is felt
Pleasure itself is not a vice
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is...
If he does really think that there is no distinction between virtue and vice, why,...
Evil is uncertain in the same degree as good, and for the reason that we...
What makes all doctrines plain and clear? About two hundred pounds a year. And that...
Beauty lies in the hands of the beerholder
Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
One of the amusements of idleness is reading without the fatigue of close attention; and...
Sir, we are a nest of singing birds
It generally happens that assurance keeps an even pace with ability.
They make a rout about universal liberty, without considering that all that is to be...
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
A man is in general better pleased when he has a good dinner upon his...
Actions are visible, though motives are secret.
Such is the state of life, that none are happy but by the anticipation of...
A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted...
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your...
In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!