I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations
Quote by Samuel Johnson
No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.
Life is a progress from want to want, not from enjoyment to enjoyment.
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted...
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
Agriculture not only gives riches to a nation, but the only riches she can call...
Every man is prompted by the love of himself to imagine that he possesses some...
Justice is indispensably and universally necessary, and what is necessary must always be limited, uniform,...
Wise married women don't trouble themselves about infidelity in their husbands
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority
No man was ever great by imitation.
Scarcely any degree of judgment is sufficient to restrain the imagination from magnifying that on...
Pleasure is very seldom found where it is sought. Our brightest blazes are commonly kindled...
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
Adversity leads us to think properly of our state, and so is most beneficial to...
Curiosity is one of the permanent and certain characteristics of a vigorous mind.
Gratitude is a fruit of great cultivation; you do not find it among gross people
The superiority of the distant over the present is only due to the mass and...
Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy