Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
Quote by Oliver Goldsmith
With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest...
The greatest object in the universe, says a certain philosopher, is a good man struggling...
Man wants but little here below, nor wants that little long.
People seldom improve when they have no other model but themselves to copy after
You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips.
Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive...
Where wealth accumulates, men decay.
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook.
Girls like to be played with, and rumpled a little too, sometimes.
As writers become more numerous, it is natural for readers to become more indolent.
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
Fortune is ever seen accompanying industry
A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he...
How happy he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an...
I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up...
Aromatic plants bestow no spicy fragrance while they grow; but crush'd or trodden to the...
A practical botanist will distinguish at the first glance the plant of the different quarters...
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at...