I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
It is no less a proof of eminence to have many enemies than many friends
I believe marriages would in general be as happy, and often more so, if they...
The natural progress of the works of men is from rudeness to convenience, from convenience...
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It matters not how a man dies, but how he lives. The act of dying...
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
Your aspirations are your possibilities.
Merit is much more cheaply acknowledged than rewarded
There can be no friendship without confidence, and no confidence without integrity.
To hear complaints is wearisome to the wretched and the happy alike.
Let me smile with the wise, and feed with the rich.
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently...
I should as soon think of contradicting a bishop
Where there is no hope there can be no endeavor
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
Disease is a physical process that generally begins that equality which death completes
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