It is better to suffer wrong than to do it, and happier to be sometimes cheated than not to trust.
Quote by Samuel Johnson
Clear your mind of cant.
All the arguments which are brought to represent poverty as no evil show it evidently...
Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
To keep your secret is wisdom; but to expect others to keep it is folly.
When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of 21, little did...
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it...
Disease is a physical process that generally begins that equality which death completes
If you would shut up any man with any woman, so as to make them...
You are much surer that you are doing good when you pay money to those...
You can't be in politics unless you can walk in a room and know in...
A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince; but, one is...
Every quotation contributes something to the stability or enlargement of the language
Those who are in the power of evil habits must conquer them as they can;...
No man was ever great by imitation.
Whatever is attempted without previous certainty of success, may be considered as a project, and...
Praise, like gold and diamonds, owes its value only to its scarcity.
To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.
It is reasonable to have perfection in our eye that we may always advance toward...
When any calamity has been suffered the first thing to be remembered is, how much...
A man who has not been in Italy, is always conscious of an inferiority.