It is a man's own fault, it is from want of use, if his mind grow torpid in old age.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
He who praises everybody, praises nobody.
Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.
It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward...
Everything that enlarges the sphere of human powers, that shows man he can do what...
Actions are visible, though motives are secret
Paradise Lost is a book that, once put down, is very hard to pick up...
Accustom your children constantly to this; if a thing happened at one window and they,...
Nothing is more hopeless than a scheme of merriment.
A man who exposes himself when he is intoxicated, has not the art of getting...
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
Prejudice, not being founded on reason, cannot be removed by argument
To be free it is not enough to beat the system, one must beat the...
We are inclined to believe those whom we do not know because they have never...
Wine gives a man nothing... it only puts in motion what had been locked up...
He that fails in his endeavors after wealth or power will not long retain either...
A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but, one is...
Life cannot subsist in society but by reciprocal concessions.
The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and...