It is impossible for a man to be made happy by putting him in a happy place, unless he be first in a happy state
Quote by Benjamin Whichcote
Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament; belief is the denomination of the New.
None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
Some things must be good in themselves, else there could be no measure whereby to...
Among politicians the esteem of religion is profitable; the principles of it are troublesome.
Conscience without judgment is superstition.
The longest sword, the strongest lungs, the most voices, are false measures of truth.
None so empty as those who are full of themselves.
No man was ever so much deceived by another as by himself.
What we call progress is the exchange of one nuisance for another nuisance,
Those who are once found to be bad are presumed to be so forever.
No two people read the same book.
A little flesh, a little breath, and a Reason to rule all - that is...
I am always true to myself, that is the problem. Who else could I be...
People ask you for criticism, but they only want praise.
What the imagination seizes as beauty must be truth.
There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves we feel that no one...
Hat which cost little is less valued.