It is better a man should be abused than forgotten.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Large offers and sturdy rejections are among the most common topics of falsehood
A jest breaks no bones
Whoever envies another confesses his superiority
The habit of looking on the bright side of every event is worth more than...
No place affords a more striking conviction of the vanity of human hopes than a...
From ignorance our comfort flows, the only wretched are the wise
Were it not for imagination, a man would be as happy in the arms of...
No man is a hypocrite in his pleasures.
Adversity has ever been considered the state in which a man most easily becomes acquainted...
A coxcomb is ugly all over with the effectation of a fine gentleman.
Melancholy, indeed, should be diverted by every means but drinking.
He that is pushing his predecessors into the gulf of obscurity, cannot but sometimes suspect,...
Judgment is forced upon us by experience
One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for...
There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as...
A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority.
Most schemes of political improvement are very laughable things
Worth seeing? Yes; but not worth going to see.
He who does not mind his belly, will hardly mind anything else.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth...