How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments.
Quote by Benjamin Franklin
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always...
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more...
Who is rich? He that is content. Who is that? Nobody.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
Pollio, who values nothing that's within, Buys books as men hunt Beavers, -- for their...
I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them...
Originality is the art of concealing your sources
Rules to find out a fit Measure of Meat and Drink.
We may give advice but we cannot give conduct
Work as if you were to live a hundred years. Pray as if you were...
Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse
Since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.
He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.
All who think cannot but see there is a sanction like that of religion which...
Up, sluggard, and waste not life; in the grave will be sleeping enough.
Trouble springs from idleness, and grievous toil from needless ease.
Wealth is not his that has it, but his that enjoys it.
When men and woman die, as poets sung, his heart's the last part moves, her...
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory,...