I would not give half a guinea to live under one form of government other than another. It is of no moment to the happiness of an individual.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument
Excellence in any department can be attained only by the labor of a lifetime; it...
No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.
Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.
The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious; and he that becomes suspicious will quickly...
It is not from reason and prudence that people marry, but from inclination
Nature has given women so much power that the law has very wisely given them...
Many things difficult to design prove easy to performance.
Bounty always receives part of its value from the manner in which it is bestowed.
Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they...
To get a name can happen but to few; it is one of the few...
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth
Where grief is fresh, any attempt to divert it only irritates
That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm,...
Golf: A game in which you claim the privileges of age and retain the playthings...
What signifies protesting so against flattery! when a person speaks well of one, it must...
I wish the government would put a tax on pianos for the incompetent.
Flattery is the infantry of negotiation.
When people are intimidated about having their own opinions, oppression is at hand.